Write a 250-500 word rationale justifying selection of literature and cooperative learning strategy and how they support literacy development in your content area.
Unit plans are the overall bigger picture in the scope of student learning. Each lesson plan that comprises a unit must make connections from preceding lessons and to proceeding lessons. This is especially true when effectively incorporating literacy in a meaningful manner.
Use the “COE Lesson Plan Template” create the second content area lesson for the three-day unit. Focus on utilizing literature-based materials and cooperative in this lesson. Make sure that your learning objectives align to the content area and ELA standards identified for the unit.
The first lesson plan I did was for secondary education severly handicapped class. I had the students gather and I read a story on feelings. We used paper plates and sticks to decorate the plates with happy faces, sad faces etc. We incorporated vocabulary words etc.
In the “Resources, Materials, and Equipment” section: Literature-based materials to support literacy development in your content area.
In the “Multiple Means of Representation” and “Multiple Means of Engagement” sections: Cooperative learning.
Below the lesson plan, write a 250-500 word rationale justifying selection of literature and cooperative learning strategy and how they support literacy development in your content area.
Use 2 to 3 resources to support your lesson plan and rationale.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.