During the class' plant unit, students will observe a plant and write and illustrate what they have learned in their discovery journal.
Students will use letters to make several short words. The words being constructed will be in word families and discussion should occur over chunks and letter patterns. At the culmination of the activity, all letters will be used to make one word.
This lesson takes a closer look at character, tapping into what a character thinks, says, feels, does, and tries, as well as his or her strengths and weaknesses. Students will use what they read to analyze the character in the story.
The 7th grade poetry unit gives an in depth approach to poetry involving the four strands within the core. I've included worksheets, rubrics, and answers keys where applicable. I have also used literature examples from the core.
Students will be creating a variety of poetry as well as analyzing poetry. They will work with Language standards and take a performance assessment at the end of the unit.
This is a lesson plan designed to be used in Family & Consumer Sciences adult roles. It can be used as an activity while learning about self concept, but could also be a getting to know you activity for the beginning of a course.