The digital whiteboard
1 HOOK/ATTENTION GETTER
Teacher introduces nouns to students by playing Grammar Rock: Nouns to students.
Students watch Grammar Rock: Nouns.
2 DIRECT INSTRUCTION
Teacher uses a premade Power Point to teach students about common/proper nouns and how proper nouns should be capitalized. Teacher will ask guiding questions which students will Turn and Talk to their partners about or answer directly to the teacher.
Students follow along with the teacher's Power Point and answer questions when asked.
3 GUIDED PRACTICE
The teacher will give each group of 4 1 iPad. The teacher will already have opened the Show Me app. The teacher will have already created 5 pages with headings at the top (person, place, animal, thing, proper noun), The teacher will set the timer for 3 minutes. The teacher will ask random students for examples their group wrote down.
One student will add their answer to the iPad and then pass it to the the next person. The next person will hit the arrow button to go to the next page and write their answer on the iPad for that type of noun.
4 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE
The teacher will explain that students will write down 5 sentences, using 1 type of noun in each sentence. Students will give their papers to a partner. The partner will circle the noun in each sentence.
The teacher will ask for volunteers to read their partners sentences and share which word they circled as the noun.