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Overview of Long -term planning

Duration: From: October 24th to November 28th

Group(s): 5th Grade

Overview of the 5-week period


LES: Characters Unit 4
This LES will be based on the workbook that I am using during my internship (see footnote). It will be the beginning of the
second term of the school year and we will be focusing on adjectives and pronouns through fictional and famous characters.
Main language goals:
To learn the correct order and position of adjectives, review subject pronouns and introduce possessive pronouns.
Reinvestment task/Final Task?
A book cover project

ESL Competencies to be developed:


C1: Interacts orally in English
Key Features targeted Evaluation Criteria Observable evidence Tools
-Reacts to messages using - Participation in oral - Use of English with some -Group discussions
strategies interaction learning strategies and the -Oral presentation of
-Takes the initiative to transmit teachers assistance book cover project
oral messages using strategies - Use of target language
conventions

C2: Reinvests understanding of texts


Key Features targeted Evaluation Criteria Observable evidence Tools
-Demonstrates understanding of - Use of knowledge from - Identifies and briefly describes -Exercises in workbook
oral and written text using texts in a reinvestment task certain key elements
strategies -Demonstrate understanding of
the overall meaning of texts

C3: : Writes and produces texts


Key Features targeted Evaluation Criteria Observable evidence Tools
-Composes text using strategies -Participation in the writing -Short, well-structured text with a -Exercises in workbook
-Revises his or her texts process meaningful goal -Book cover project
-Content of the message -Production of text that is pertinent -Oral presentation
-Formulation of the to the instructions given and apply
message to the target language
conventions

Cross-curricular Competency (ies) Pick one that you will GIVE FEEDBACK ON
o Exercises critical judgment
o Adopts effective work methods
o Communicates appropriately
o Cooperates with others
Baxter, G. Hionis, J. Spirals: English as a Second Language Elementary Cycle Three Year One
Student Workbook. Cheneliere Education. Canada; 2011.
Targeted learning for this period (from Related Content/Progression of Learning
Language Repertoire: Functional language Developing:
(List some expressions you will encourage students to
use when interacting orally) -States Others Capabilities
Example: He cant sing, They can run fast

-Expresses Others Needs and Wants


Example: He needs to eat 6 times a day

-Expresses others feelings interests, tastes, preferences


Example: His favorite thing to eat is slime

Enrichment:

-Expresses own feelings interests, tastes, preferences


Example: I like this character because

Language Repertoire: Vocabulary


(List vocabulary words you will focus on) -Uses personal pronouns and possessive forms in context to talk
about others:

Subject Pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, you (all), they
Possessive Pronouns: My, your, his her, its, our, your, their

-Uses targeted vocabulary to carry out tasks:

Adjectives: Evil, beautiful, cruel, magic, pretty, jealous, old, tall,


thin, elegant, famous, patient, determined, bright, talkative, loyal,
etc

Theme Related Vocabulary: Evil, stepmother, skills, recognize,


solves, braids, freckles, orphan, temper,
Language Conventions: Focus on Form/Grammar I will explicitly teach:
(Grammar and forms you will teach either explicitly or
implicitly?) -The order and position of adjectives
-Subject and possessive pronouns.

Strategies: (List strategies you will teach students how Developing:


to use and provide practice)
-Self Evaluation
-Use of Prior Knowledge
-Cooperation

Enrichment:

-Practice

Baxter, G. Hionis, J. Spirals: English as a Second Language Elementary Cycle Three Year One
Student Workbook. Cheneliere Education. Canada; 2011.
Date Goal Teaching and Learning Activities Assessment Resources / Material
Expand language Do Now / Think Pair Introduction to the Grammar lesson: In groups of two do Mini individual -Handout with a list of
repertoire (the Share Activity unit, discuss goals Explicitly teach page 60 in the multiple choice adjectives
order and and project. adjectives and order workbook (a review quiz -Mini Quiz
position of Who is your favorite of adjectives on the grammar
adjectives) movie character? lesson)
Who/what are you Use of prior
dressing up as for knowledge: Ask
Halloween? students what they
1 already know about
DAY: Share with a partner adjectives
October 24th

Share as a group
Have students use
ICT - Do examples on
smart board, have
students come up and
write their answers on
the board
Expand language Oral Interaction / Have students vote Watch a scary movie Exit card: - Netflix (Hotel Transylvania,
repertoire (The Group discussion on which scary + Return corrected Describe the Monster House,
order and movie they would quiz from last class physical Goosebumps, Casper,
position of Who can describe like to watch appearance of Scooby Doo)
2 adjectives) ... costume? or (suggest options) two characters in -Smart board
DAY: What is your favorite the movie. Use as -Handout with a list of
October 31st candy and why? many adjectives adjectives
Halloween as you can. For
Have students use help, use the
adjectives learned handout with the
from last class list of adjectives
from last class

Baxter, G. Hionis, J. Spirals: English as a Second Language Elementary Cycle Three Year One Student Workbook. Cheneliere
Education. Canada; 2011.
Date Goal Teaching and Learning Activities Assessment Resources / Material
Expand language Oral Interaction / Play Hangman on Grammar lesson: JIGSAW: In groups Mini individual -Workbook
repertoire Group discussion smart board Explicitly teach of three do pages quiz -Smart board
(Subject Word: Pronoun subject pronouns and 54-56 (with added -Handout of subject pronouns
pronouns and Discuss fun facts, possessive pronouns instructions, circle and possessive pronouns
possessive holidays and each pronoun that -Template for the front cover
pronouns) historical events for Use of prior you see in the text) of a book
the month of knowledge: Ask each student will do -Crayons
November students what they one text and one -Mini Quiz
Does anyone know already know about profile card, together
how to say pronouns they will draw the
November in another front cover of a book
3 language? Is it Have students use or movie movie ad
DAY:
anyones birthday in ICT- Do examples on with all three
November
7th November? smart board, have characters
students come up and they will have to
write their answers on include a couple of
the board sentences for every
character using at
least one pronoun
for each. (Example:
The main character
of the movie is a
monster. He is very
scary.)

Writes and Oral Interaction / Briefly review Introduce project in Have students -Check if students -Workbook
produces text Group discussion pronouns and detail create their are on task, check -Class list for class
4 adjectives characters page 57 if work is done management
DAY: What is the funniest 59 individually and time in class -Self-assessment
November
thing that has ever is being used -Dictionarys
14th
happened to you? wisely
- Self-Evaluation

Baxter, G. Hionis, J. Spirals: English as a Second Language Elementary Cycle Three Year One Student Workbook. Cheneliere
Education. Canada; 2011.
Date Goal Teaching and Learning Activities Assessment Resources / Material
Writes and Oral Interaction Review book cover Students will have to -Have a model
5 produces text project (instructions come together and do -Posters
DAY: Do a talk for 30 and rubric) one book cover with -White paper
November seconds challenge all of the characters -Crayons
21st about the topic of they created last class
their choice (1 book cover per 2-3
characters)
Writes and Oral Interaction Practice -Begin presentations Hand out the Oral presentation -Pretend money
produces text presentation of book of book covers in a readers choice of book cover -An award
Do a talk for 30 cover science fair fashion, awards project - A timer
seconds challenge half the class will
about the topic of present first, the other
their choice half of the class will
6 present second.
DAY: -Give students
November pretend money, have
28th them write down a list
of the books they
would like to buy and
why, the book which
gets the most sold
copies wins the
Readers Choice
Award

Baxter, G. Hionis, J. Spirals: English as a Second Language Elementary Cycle Three Year One Student Workbook. Cheneliere
Education. Canada; 2011.