Lesson Plan

Character Writting

Students will read a book and then write a paragraph about a character from the book
Objectives

Students will be able to write a paragraph based on the book Because of Winn Dixie they read in class using online tools.

Subjects
English Language Arts
Grades 3
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Reading

Teacher will introduce the students to the book Because of Winn Dixie.

Student Instructions

Students will have access in the classroom to their own copy of the book Because of Winn Dixie.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Reading

Teacher will instruct the students to follow along with the book Because of Winn Dixie as the teacher reads aloud.

Student Instructions

Students will follow along in their book of Because of Winn Dixie as the teacher reads aloud.

3 Guided Practice

Teacher will introduce students to Mind42 and instruct them on how to create character maps to discuss the different characters in the book Because of Winn Dixie.

Student Instructions

Students will use Mind42 to discuss the characters in the book Because of Winn Dixie by creating character maps.

4 Independent Practice

Padlet
Free, Paid

Teacher will introduce students to Padlet and instruct them on how to leave feedback on the wall.

Student Instructions

Students will leave feedback on the Padlet wall discussing the character they have chosen to write about in their paragraph.

5 Wrap Up

Google Drive
Free, Paid

Teacher will introduce students to Google Drive Documents and instruct them on how to write a paragraph in the document.

Student Instructions

Students will write a paragraph in Google Drive Documents explaining which character from the book Because of Winn Dixie they feel changed the most using their character maps from Mind42.