Lesson Plan

Story Re-tell using Tell About This

Targeting IEP goal for story retell and grammar
Jenny D.
Special education instructor
Garnet Valley Middle School
Glen Mills, United States
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My Grades 6, 7, 8
My Subjects English Language Arts
Objectives

Students will be able to sequence and retell stories using transition words and appropriate grammar.

Subjects
English Language Arts
Grades K – 6
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Direct Instruction

Tell About This
Free to Try, Paid

Teacher provides examples of story retell using Tell About This app. 

2 Guided Practice

Tell About This
Free to Try, Paid

Teacher provides additional examples of story retell. Teacher provides feedback for appropriate and inappropriate grammar/use of transition words for retell.

Student Instructions

Students are instructed to identify examples of appropriate retell and grammar and inappropriate grammar. 

3 Independent Practice

Tell About This
Free to Try, Paid

Students are instructed to use tell about this app to create and retell their own story. Students are provided with word bank of transition words

Student Instructions

Students use tell about this app to create and retell their own story using transition words and appropriate grammatical structures.

4 Wrap up

Activity: Conversing

The teacher pairs students to engage in peer conferences. Teacher provides rubric for peer conferencing.

Student Instructions

Students engage in peer conferences in which they present and critique one another's tell about this story. Each student fills out a rubric grading the story on appropriate transition words and grammatical structures.