Planning for Learning by: Johanna Gerbic

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1. Standard: SWBAT identify possessive nouns and pronouns and use them correctly with at least 85% accuracy.

1.1. Grade Level: 8th

1.2. Subject: ELA

2. 5. HOW CAN I USE INDEFINITE PRONOUNS TO MAKE MY WRITING MORE CONCISE WITH AT LEAST 85% ACCURACY?

2.1. Big Idea: Students will be able to identify if indefinite pronouns are singular, plural or neither. Students will be able to use indefinite pronouns correctly with their verbs.

2.2. Scaffolding Strategy:

2.3. Key Factors and Explanation: This strategy will work by having the students locate the verb first and then identify from the verb if the indefinite pronoun is singular, plural, or neither. This strategy will help students struggling with grammar because they already have a strong knowledge of verbs with their level of readiness.

3. 4.HOW CAN I USE MY KNOWLEDGE OF ANTECEDENT TO MAKE MY WRITING MORE CLEAR WITH AT LEAST 85% ACCURACY?

3.1. Big Idea: Students will be able to identify antecedents and make pronouns agree with their antecedents.

3.2. Key Factors and Explanation: When working with words agreeing in grammar the "I do, we do, you do" strategy works best. This is because the strategy helps students with a lower level of readiness by first seeing an example, then practicing it with another student, then applying the new skill they learning by themselves.

3.3. Scaffolding Strategy: "I do, we do, you do"

4. 3. HOW CAN I COMPARE AND CONTRAST DIFFERENT TYPES OF NOUNS CORRECTLY WITH AT LEAST 85% ACCURACY?

4.1. Big Idea: Students will be able to recognize abstract and concrete nouns

4.2. Scaffolding Strategy: Prepared handout.

4.3. Key Factors and Explanation: The prepared handout strategy will include one side of notes on abstract noun and the other side of nouns on concrete nouns. This strategy will help students will a lower level of readiness because of the way the handout is organized.

4.4. Key Factors and Explanation:

5. 4. HOW CAN I CHANGE COLLECTIVE NOUNS TO SHOW OWNERSHIP CORRECTLY WITH AT LEAST 85% ACCURACY?

5.1. Big Idea: Students will identify and use collective nouns to indicate singular or plural meaning.

5.2. Scaffolding Strategy: Concepts and mind maps - partially filled out.

5.3. Key Factors and Explanation: The student will begin by filling out a partially completely mind map which will determine the students level of readiness. This will be helpful because then the student and the teacher know what the student knows and does not know.

6. 5. HOW CAN I USE POSSESSIVE NOUNS TO SHOW OWNERSHIP AND HOW CAN I DECIDE WHEN TO USE S' AND 'S CORRECTLY WITH AT LEAST 85% ACCURACY?

6.1. Big Idea: Students will identify possessive nouns and pronouns and use them correctly.

6.2. Scaffolding Strategy: Concepts and mind maps partially filled out.

6.3. Key Factors and Explanation: The student will begin by filling out a partially completely mind map which will determine the students level of readiness. This will be helpful because then the student and the teacher know what the student knows and does not know.