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ELA G7:M2A:U3

Culminating Project: Researching Working Conditions in the Modern Garment Industry

Each unit is made up of a sequence of between 5-20 lessons. The “unit at a glance” chart in the curriculum map breaks down each unit into its lessons, to show how the curriculum is organized in terms of standards address, supporting targets, ongoing assessment, and protocols. It also indicates which lessons include the mid-unit and end-of-unit assessments.

Lesson 1Setting Purpose for Research: What Are Fair Working Conditions?

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Investigating Working Conditions at Wegmans (15 minutes)

B.  Discussing Fair Working Conditions (10 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Setting a Purpose for Research in Researcher’s Notebook (10 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Begin reading your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Setting a purpose for research in Researcher’s Notebook
  • Admit and Exit Tickets
  • Think-Pair-Share

Lesson 2Researching: Asking the Right Questions

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Entry Task: Notice and Wonder (10 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Introducing the Researcher’s Roadmap (15 minutes)

B.  Sorting Questions (15 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Selecting a Model Research Question (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Researcher’s Notebook
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 3Research: Paraphrasing Relevant Information

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Entry Task (5 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Reading Source 1 (20 minutes)

B.  Adding to the Researcher’s Notebook (15 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Exit Ticket (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Researcher’s Notebook
  • Exit ticket
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 4Deepening Your Research

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Entry Task: Distinguishing between Good and Bad Paraphrasing (5 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Modeling Reading (10 minutes)

B.  Reading Source 2 (25 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Give One, Get One (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Entry task
  • Researcher’s Notebook
  • Admit and Exit Tickets
  • Give One-Get One-Move On

Lesson 5Mid-Unit 3 Assessment and Independent Reading Check-in

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Entry Task (5 minutes)

B.  Reviewing Research Progress (5 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Mid-Unit 3 Assessment (20 minutes)

B.  Checking in on Independent Reading (13 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Exit Ticket (2 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Mid-Unit 3 Assessment
  • Exit ticket
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 6Individual Research

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Return Mid-Unit 3 Assessment (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Reading a Group Text (25 minutes)

B.  Synthesizing Your Findings—Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Marking Your Text (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  If needed, finish color-coding in the Researcher’s Notebook in preparation for writing the End of Unit 3 Assessment.

B.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Researcher’s Notebook
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 7End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing a Research Synthesis

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Entry Task: Planning the End of Unit Assessment (5 minutes)

B.  Review the Learning Target (2 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  End of Unit 3 Assessment (25 minutes)

B.  Creating the Rubric (8 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Finishing the Class Rubric (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • End of Unit 3 Assessment
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 8Performance Task: Planning the Final Brochure

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Creating a Plan of Action (10 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Brochure Planning Guide (15 minutes)

B.  Creating Final Brochure (15 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book. Remember that in Lesson 10, we will be writing book reviews.  Most of you need to be finished with your book by then; a few who selected longer books have set a different goal with me.  Please make sure that you have met your reading goal and bring your book to class that day.

  • Researcher’s Notebook
  • Brochure Planning Guide

Lesson 9Performance Task: Publishing the Final Brochure

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Mini Lesson: What Makes a Layout Effective? (10 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Completing Final Draft of Brochure (30 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit. Remember that in Lesson 10, we will be writing book reviews.  Most of you need to be finished with your book by then;  a few of you who selected longer books have set a different goal with me.  Please make sure that you have met your reading goal and bring your book to class that day.

  • Final version of performance task
  • Admit and Exit Tickets

Lesson 10Module Reflection and Writing Book Reviews

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.   Opening

A.  Celebrating Final Performance Task (5 minutes)

2.   Work Time

A.  Reflecting on Module (10 minutes)

B.  Writing a Book Review (25 minutes)

3.   Closing and Assessment

A.  Goal Setting for Independent Reading (5 minutes)

4.   Homework

A.  Finish your book review.

B.  Continue reading in your independent reading book for this unit.

  • Working Conditions Reflection
  • Book review

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