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ELA G7:M2B:U3

Culminating Project: Analyzing Gender Roles in Advertising

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 1Gender and Pygmalion

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  What Is Gender? Entry Task/Unpacking the Learning Target (7 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Think-aloud: Women and Urban Life in Victorian Britain (10 minutes)

B.  Close Read: Gender in Pygmalion (20 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Introducing Gender Roles/Exit Ticket, Lesson 1 (8 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Continue your independent reading.

  •  Text-Dependent Questions: Gender in Pygmalion
  • Chalk Talk

Lesson 2Setting A Purpose for Research: Introduction to Media Literacy

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Unpacking Learning Targets/What Is Media? Entry Task (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Viewing an Advertisement (5 minutes)

B.  Say Something: Introduction to Media Literacy (20 minutes)

C.  Questions to Ask When Analyzing Media Messages (10 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Setting a Purpose for Research in the Researcher’s Notebook (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Continue your independent reading.

B.  Complete the Ad Analysis homework, Lesson 2.

  •  Researcher’s notebook
  • Say Something

Lesson 3Determining Central Ideas: Media Literacy

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Ad Analysis Task: Part I/Unpacking Learning Targets (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Jigsaw: Media Techniques (15 minutes)

B.  Theme Sort: Media Techniques (10 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Ad Analysis Task: Part II (10 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Be sure to continue your independent reading.

B.  Complete the Ad Analysis homework, Lesson 3.

  • Ad Analysis homework (from Lesson 2) Researcher’s notebook

Lesson 4Introducing the Research Project: Asking the Right Questions

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Ad Analysis Task, Lesson 4/Unpacking Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

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

B.  Sorting Questions (20 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Selecting a Model Research Question (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Be sure to continue your independent reading.

B.  Complete the Ad Analysis homework, Lesson 4.

  • Ad Analysis homework (from Lesson 3)
  • Researcher’s notebook

Lesson 5Research: Paraphrasing Relevant Information

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task, Lesson 5/Unpacking Learning Targets (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, Lesson 5 (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Continue your independent reading.

  • Ad Analysis homework (from Lesson 4)
  • Researcher’s notebook
  • Exit ticket, Lesson 5

Lesson 6Deepening Your Research: The Effect of Advertising on Gender Roles

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Distinguishing between Strong and Weak Paraphrasing Entry Task (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 your independent reading.

  • Researcher’s notebook

Lesson 7Mid-Unit 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: Independent Reading (2 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Be sure to continue your independent reading.

  • Mid-Unit 3 Assessment 
  • Exit Ticket: Independent Reading

Lesson 8Individual Research

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

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

2.  Work Time

A.  Choosing an Ad for Analysis (5 minutes)

B.  Reading a Group Text (20 minutes)

C.  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 your independent reading.

C.  Complete Ad Analysis homework, Lesson 8.

  • Researcher’s notebook

Lesson 9End of Unit Assessment: Research Synthesis

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

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

B.  Reviewing 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 your independent reading.

  • End of Unit 3 Assessment

Lesson 10Planning the Performance Task

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Creating a Plan of Action (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Ad Analysis Planning Guide (15 minutes)

B.  Creating Final Ad Analysis (15 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Continue your independent reading. Be prepared to write a book review in Lesson 13. Please make sure that you have met your reading goal and bring your book to class for the next lesson.

  • Researcher’s notebook
  • Ad Analysis planning guide

Lesson 11Performance Task: Write Ad Analysis

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Mini Lesson: Reinforcing Challenge Points (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Completing Final Draft of Ad Analysis (30 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Continue your independent reading. Be prepared to write a book review in Lesson 13. Please make sure that you have met your reading goal and bring your book to class for the next lesson.

  •  Ad Analysis

Lesson 12Performance Task: Create a Counter Ad

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 the Counter Ad Final Draft (30 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Be sure to continue your independent reading. Remember that in the next lesson, we will write 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.

  •  Ad Analysis planning guide

Lesson 13Performance Task: Celebration

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Celebrating Final Performance Task (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Reflecting on the 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 independent reading, or choose a new book.

  •  Independent book reviews
  • Gallery Walk

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