Lesson Plan

All About Me

This is what your end product should look like.
Marcelle S.
Classroom teacher
Academy for College Preparation and Career Exploration
Brooklyn, United States
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My Grades 6, 9
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to...tell about themselves using using computer graphics, texting, responding to questions, reading, writing.

This activity is to be used as a tier 1 writing benchmark.  This can be revisited again mid year and again at the end of the school year to see the progress made.

English Language Arts
Grades 1 – 2
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1 Hook

Show students my completed project.

Explain that they will have to complete one for themselves by the end of the period.


Student Instructions

Look at the copy of my "All About Me" handout or the one on the board.

What do you now know about this girl Marcelle?

2 Direct Instruction

Complete a poster with the students watching.

Make sure to complete it on a smart board or some kind of projection screen so that students will be able to see what you are doing.

Have students watch and ask questions as you go step by step.  

Encourage students to read each step as you go.

Make sure they understand what is being asked of them.


Student Instructions

Watch as I go through the steps to creating an "All About Me" poster.

Read each step carefully.

Raise your hands to ask a clarification question.

3 Guided Practice

Complete a poster with the students.

Call on one students at a time or take quick surveys to come up with answers for a "make believe" student.

Student Instructions

Work with your class to create a poster for a fictional character.

Read each step and work with your classmates to come up with one answer.

4 Independent Activity

Have students create their own poster.

Walk around the room.

Monitor students activities.

Do not help with spelling or grammar.

Student Instructions

Create your own poster

Remember that this is all about you.

Be as accurate as possible.

Do not get hung up on the drawing.




5 Exit ticket

Have students complete the activity.

Write about one thing that you learned about technology today.

Remind them that the entire activity they completed was done using technology.

Print out each students poster.  


Student Instructions

Complete the activity:

Write about one thing that you learned about technology today.