Lesson Plan #:AELP-LST0002
Submitted by: Ross Johnson
Endorsed By: Don Descy, Mankato State University Date: March 11, 1997
Grade Level(s): 5, 6
- Language Arts/Listening Comprehension
DESCRIPTION: Often times students are not able to communicate clearly what they would like to say. It is the purpose of this lesson to help student understand the need to be articulate and precise when explain steps to another student. In addition the student listening will learn to be a more effective listener.
GOAL: Students will understand the need to be articulate when communicating.
1. The student will use descriptive explications to guide another student in completing the task.
2. The student will explain the importance of being articulate and the frustration when directions are unclear.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: This activity will teach student to explain what they see and guide another student in reproducing the drawing by what they are told.
CONCEPTS: Students will be able to:
1. Explain and articulate the steps to reproducing a drawing.
2. Follow directions as closely as possible.
3. Communicate with fellow students to accomplish the given task.
- Overhead Projector or Large Visual
ASSESSMENT: Ask students to share their feelings in trying to draw by directions and give directions with the class. Collect the reflections and see what students self critiqued instead of blaming. Provide comments to the students critiques, and return.