|Title: Adages Subject: Literacy Grade: Six|
This lesson will introduce the concept of Adages.
|Ontario Curricular Overall Expectations
Read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of literary, graphic, and informational texts, using a range of strategies to construct meaning
|Ontario Curricular Specific Expectations
- Read a wide variety of texts from diverse cultures, including literary texts, graphic texts and informational texts.
- Demonstrate understanding of increasingly complex texts by summarizing and explaining important ideas and citing relevant supporting details.
- Develop interpretations about texts using stated and implied ideas to support their interpretations
By the end of this lesson students will be expected to be able to not only explain what an adage is, but also be able to give examples.
Students can explain what and adage is and also give a number of examples of popular adages.
|Assessment Mode: Write: Students will fill in the blanks on the adages worksheet Say: Students will work together to fill in the blanks on the Prezi.
Assessment Strategy: Ensure the students both fill in the blanks verbally as well as have them written down on their worksheet.
Assessment Tool: Anecdotal
|- Adages worksheet
- Adages Prezi file
|Lesson Format : What Teachers Do/Say|
|Motivational Hook: (engagement/introduction/minds on)
What Teacher Will Do: Use Prezi to demonstrate various adages and work together with students to fill in the blanks in the sayings. These adages will be very familiar to most if not all of the students.
What The Students Will Do: Follow along with teacher and Prezi to learn about adages and fill in the blanks of the most popular adages.
|During: (working on it/action/hands on)
What Teacher Will Do: Instruct the students to fill in the worksheet provided with the same blank spaces that were on the Prezi.
What The Students Will Do: Fill in the blanks on the worksheet provided.
What Teacher Will Do: Ask the students if they can think of any other adages they have heard or that they use all the time. Write any additional adages on a piece of chart paper.
What The Students Will Do: Think of any additional adages that they know or would have heard in the past and share them with the class so they can be written down on a blank sheet of chart paper.
|Extension Activities/Next Steps|
|What Teacher Will Do: Add adages to the chart paper as the year progresses. Also instruct the students to write them on their adages worksheet which should be placed in their Literacy duo-tang.
What The Students Will Do: As students think of additional adages, ask the teacher to add them to the chart paper list of adages. Also write the adage down on their adage worksheet which is in their Literacy duo-tang.
|Special Education Notes: Differentiated Instruction considerations/accommodations/ assessment|
|This lesson accommodates visual (Prezi) oral (speaking during lesson) and hands-on (filling in the blanks) learners.|
|Cross Curricular Links: Oral, reading, Writing, Media, Social Studies, Science, Math, Visual Arts, Drama, Music, PE&H, (circle)|
|This lesson has CC links to writing by requiring them to predict text as well as fill in blanks.|