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integunits.jpg (3446 bytes) INTEGRATED UNITS

1)  Theme:  Weather and Seasons -

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

2)   Preschool - Headstart Program

3)  "When I Lay My Burden Down" (by Maya Angelou) - Objective: Recognize imagery.

4)  "The Best Gift of My Life" (by Cynthia Rylant) - Objective: Distinguish between objective and subjective writing.

5)  "Haven't I Made a Difference!" (by James Herriot) Objective: Recognize "characterization" in nonfiction narrative.

6)  Teaching Art

7)  Reading Strategies and Literary Elements, Grade 9,
North Carolina Department of Instruction

Part 1 Elements of Fiction -- Focus lesson: PLOT
| Vocabulary |
Part 2 Elements of Fiction -- Focus Lesson: Point of View
| Vocabulary | Lessons |
Part 3

Focus Lesson: Dialog,
FROM: Edwidge Dandicat's BREATH, EYES, MEMORY
| Vocabulary | Lessons |

Part 4 Focus Lesson:   FLASHBACK
| Vocabulary |

8)  Unit on Migration

Part 1 Part 6 Part 11 Part 16 Part 21
Part 2 Part 7 Part 12 Part 17 Part 22
Part 3 Part 8 Part 13 Part 18 Part 23
Part 4 Part 9 Part 14 Part 19 Part 24
Part 5 Part 10 Part 15 Part 20 Part 25

9)  DREAM CARVER – By Diana Cohn

10)  SNOW! – By Julia Alvarez

11)  The Rise of Russia

12)  No Good in Art – By Miriam Cohen

13)  Robert Frost Poems

  1. Introduction: "Robert Frost - A New England Life"

  2. Poem:  "After Apple-Picking"

  3. 3 short poems:   1) "A Time to Talk"  2) "Fire and Ice"  3) "Dust of Snow"

14)   VOCABULARY  DEVELOPMENT FOR 
        PRE-SCHOOL  STORY BOOKS


   A. 
When I’m Big
            B
y: Christine Tag

   B.  HOW DO DINOSAURS SAY GOOD NIGHT
            By: Jane Yolency and Mark Teague

   C.  Bear Wants More
            By: Karma Wilson

   D.  If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
            By: Laura Joffe Numeroff

   E.  A Frog In the Bog
            By:
Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin

   F.  Little Miss Spider Sunny Patch School
            By: David Kirk

   G. Froggy Goes To The Doctor
            By: Jonathan London

   H. Shoe Town
             By:  Susan Stevens Crummel
 

15)   "KRAKATOA" - The Eruption

    A. Unit Format Introduction

    B. 5-Day Format

    C. Dialog Rubric: Writing and Text Analysis

    D. Fictional Biography in the Form of a Dialog - Assessment Sample

    E. Final Draft and Dialogue Tags

    F. "Krakatoa" Vocabulary 1

    G. "Krakatoa" Vocabulary 2

    H. Lessons to Implement the Unit

 

16)    "KRAKATOA" -- Historical Figures   

1---    PARTS OF A WRITING PROMPT
2---    Unit.IntroSanchez9.4.04
3---    1Coverend-of-unitSADEK
4---a.  EOUA(W)SADEK5Day
      b.  HISTORICAL FIGURES
      c.  Pliny the Elder
      d.  Krakatoa1Vocab
      e.  TIME LINE
5---    Unit.IntroLessonSanchez
6---    UnitLesson2Ch1
7---    UnitLesson3Ch.2
8---    UnitLesson4.Ch3
9---    UnitLesson5TeachDemo
10--    UnitLesson6Library
11--    UnitLesson6Demo
12--    GenericRubric(WHistFigure...)
13-- Anchor Analysis Sheet (Martinez)
14-- Anchor Analysis Sheet (Ponce)
15-- Parts of a Writing Prompt
16-- Generic Rubric: Writing & Oral Presentation
17-- End of Unit Assessment (EOUA) Results - What did they master? What didn't they master?  What are the next lessons?
18-- End of Unit Assessment (EOUA) - Student Scores


17)   America the Beautiful - Includes a PowerPoint Presentation

18)  "BIG FISH"

1. Power Point  Overview Presentation
2. Introduction to the UNIT on BIG FISH
3. BIG FISH -- Description of the Unit
4. End-of-Unit Assessment, Student Booklet
5. The Setting for The Witch Story
6. “BIG FISH” -- Generic Rubric: Writing and Text Analysis
7. Lesson Number: 1 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
8. Lesson Number: 2 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
9. Lesson Number: 3 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
10. Lesson Number: 4 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
11. Lesson Number: 5 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
12. Lesson Number: 6 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
13. Lesson Number: 7 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
14. Lesson Number: 8 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace
15. Lesson Number: 9 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book by Daniel Wallace / “BIG FISH” The Shooting Script by John August
16. Lesson Numbers: 10-17 Title: “BIG FISH” The Shooting Script by John August
17. Lesson Number: 18 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book /“BIG FISH” The Shooting Script / “BIG FISH” The Movie (video)
18. Lesson Number: 19 Title: “BIG FISH” The Book/“BIG FISH” The Shooting Script / “BIG FISH” The Movie (video)
19. Lesson Numbers: 20-25 Title: 5-Day End-Of-Unit Assessment

19)  Where The Red Fern Grows
    
            By: Wilson Rawls

 

20) "CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY"
                By: Karen Cushman

        a) Vocabulary and Summaries
        b) Vocabulary April, May up to June 1291
        c) Summary-February
        d) Summary-December 1290
        e) What is the Meaning of (Final Exam)
        f) Final Exam -2
         
        See the Video Page to view a video on the "Catherine, Called Birdy" unit.

 

21)  Creating a Picture Book of Adjectives

Part 1 "Nonfiction Assessment Planner"
Part 1 A "Visual Grammatical Knowledge of Adjectives"
Part 2 "End-Of-Unit Assessment"
Part 3 "My Picture Book of Adjectives"
Part 4 "Rubric: Picture and Writing Analysis"
Part 5 "Score Sheet"
Part 6: lesson 1, "Review of Concepts and Categories of Nouns through pictures"
lesson 2, "Introducing the Concept of Adjective through pictures"
lesson 3, "Elaborating sentences using 2 Adjectives + Noun"
lesson 4, "Refining the meaning of Adjectives"
lesson 5, "Creating a Picture Book (Adjectives)"
lesson 6, "Assessment – Day 1"
lesson 7, "Assessment – Day 2"
lesson 8, "Assessment – Day 3 End of the Unit"
Part 7 "Summary of the Unit" - Visual Grammatical Knowledge
Part 8 Additional pictures to create other "Picture Books"

 

22)  NOUNS

Introduction NOUNS!!!  What Are The Main Categories of Nouns?
  Table of Contents and Categories of Nouns
Picture #1 poster board example:
proper nouns, common nouns (people and places)
Picture #2 poster board example:
proper nouns, common nouns (things and animals), prototypical nouns
Picture #3 poster board example:
count nouns, mass nouns
Picture #4
(a and b)
a) poster board example:
inalienable nouns, alienable nouns, collective nouns

b)poster board example:
morphological characteristics of nouns, "an" nouns, "the" nouns

Picture #5 poster board example:
abstract nouns, ideas & quantities, events, actions
abstract nouns, count nouns
Picture #6 poster board example:
non-prototypical nouns
Picture #7 poster board example:
abstractions, morphological characteristics of nouns, "an" nouns, "the" nouns
Lesson 1 Creating a Class Mural of Categories of Nouns – Proper and Common Nouns 
Lesson 2 Creating a Class Mural of Categories of Nouns – Subject, Object, Complement
Lesson 3 Creating a Class Mural – Gender of Nouns in English (Comparing to Spanish in Eng./Span. Cognates)
Lesson 4

Creating a Class Mural of Categories of Nouns -- Prototypical  and Non-Prototypical Nouns; Concrete, Count, Mass or Non-Count Nouns and Abstract Nouns.

Lesson 5 Creating a Class Mural of Categories of Nouns – Alienable and Inalienable Nouns; Collective Nouns
Lesson 6 Creating a Class Mural for Verbal Nouns – Gerund Phrase & Nouns derived from Verbs
Lesson 7 Creating a Class Mural for Nominals and Nouns as Adjectives
Lesson 8

Creating a Class Mural of Categories of Nouns – “AN” nouns and the Morphological Characteristics of Nouns

Lesson 9, 10, 11, and 12 EOUA & Oral Presentations of EOUA 

Nonfiction Assessment Planner

NOUNS!!! Rubric: Design and Development of Booklet about Nouns -- Writing –

SCORE SHEET
SCORE SHEET (other copy)
End-Of-Unit Assessment; Student Booklet
VISUALS #1 NOUNS-WORD "A Herd"
VISUALS #2 NOUNS-WORD "A Pack"
VISUALS #3 NOUNS-WORD "A Flock"
VISUALS #4 NOUNS-WORD "A Pod"
VISUALS #5 NOUNS-WORD "A Colony"
VISUALS #6 NOUNS-WORD "A Team"
VISUALS #7 NOUNS-WORD "A Litter"
VISUALS #8 NOUNS-WORD "A Troop"
VISUALS #9 NOUNS-WORD "A Swarm"
VISUALS #10 NOUNS-WORD "A School"
VISUALS #11 NOUNS-WORD "A Bed"
VISUALS #12 NOUNS-WORD "A Smack"...
VISUALS #13 NOUNS-WORD "A Mob"...
VISUALS #14 NOUNS-WORD "Kidspiration by 3rd Grade"
Presentation Categories of Nouns

 

23)  ADVERBS

MY PICTURE BOOK ABOUT HUMAN ACTIVITY

BY: CARMEN SÁNCHEZ SADEK

April 9, 2008
 

Pages 1-10
Pages 11-22

 

24)  Understanding The Brain And Its Role In Personal Decisions

Part 1 On-Demand Assessment Student Booklet
Part 2 The Dark Side Of The Brain 
VIOLENCE: A Combination Of Problems 
First Draft 
By Carmen Sánchez Sadek, Ph.D.
Part 3 Physiology Coloring Book
Part 4 Generic Rubric: Writing and Text Analysis–
Part 5 Score Sheet
Part 6 Unit/Lesson Planner
(Formatting Guide)
Part 7 Unit Outline

 

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