Beowulf Lesson Plan for Special Needs
?Isara Argent Lesson Plan Period 310-10-13 Title of Lesson Character Traits of Three Main Characters in Beowulf Grade Level SH Class 9-12 Measurable Objectives and Standards Student will be able to match character traits to the three main characters in Beowulf with 80% or more correct. CAPA Level V Standard 3. 4 (ELA): Determine characters’ traits by what the characters say about themselves in narration and dialogue. Resources and Materials A retelling of Beowulf in understandable English at a 1st -2nd grade reading level Highlighters Pages for each student of the 3 main characters in picture form A sheet of 20 words to cut and paste
Scissors Glue sticks pencils Sequencing 1. Review the experience we had with Jack and the Beanstalk and the character words we attached to the character form to tell us what that character was like. 2. Point out the characters on the board 3. Re-read the section of Beowulf with special attention to phrases and words that describe the characters. 4. Highlight these words and phrases as we go. 5. Label the sheet of 20 words, using K for King, B for Beowulf, M for monster 6. Model placing the cut-up words with the correct character 7. Give students a chance to place words on the correct character at the board 8.
Students cut up the words and place them on their own character pictures Assessment Determine the percent ( x/20) of the words correctly placed by the student Indicate the level of dependence: I= Independently P=Prompts (with approximate number) Highlighting: I or P Differentiation Para will sit with and prompt Gavin to stay on task Student Aide will sit with Guille to help with reading Hope sits up front with teacher, who helps her and others as needed. Motivators Continuous positive reinforcement Coming to the board Hands on activities