Posted: September 20th, 2022

Benchmark Lesson plans

Grade 1

English Language Arts Lesson Plan

Teacher Candidate Name:

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Grade Level:

Grade 1


Tuesday – 10/5



Instructional Plan Title:

Describe the Major Events of a Story

Lesson Summary and Focus:

This lesson teaches students to accurately identify the major events of a story.

National/State Learning Standards:

Arizona ELA Standards for Grade 1

1.RL.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Specific Learning Targets/Objectives:

Given a grade-level storybook, students will accurately identify the major events of the story that are pivotal to its plot.

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Students were given a pre-assessment that included a picture only story and asked to identify major events. The results are as follows:

· 4 students were unable to describe more than one event from the story

· 10 students accurately identified one major event from the beginning, middle, and end of the story

· 3 students accurately identified all major events in detail

Lesson Activity

(for at grade level students)

[In a bulleted list, describe the lesson activity.
Bold any materials you will need to prepare for the lesson.


I will use a
Venn diagram graphic organizer to teach students how to compare and contrast the two main characters in the read-aloud story.

I will model one example on the white board before allowing students to work on the Venn diagram graphic organizer with their elbow partner.]

Explain how you will differentiate lesson activity and materials for each of the following groups based on pre-assessment data:

· Students who are working below grade level:

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· Students who are working above grade level:

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