I need an 18 week instructional plan
based on 3 Indiana State Standards for 3rd graders who are in special education. It should use the computer based curriculum of Alpha Omega Publications- . I will send an overview. Since this is based on computer assisted instruction, using communication devices to improve reading skills with special needs children; its imperative to include in the lessons the type of technology that is going to be used in each lesson i.e smartboard, clickers, etc.
Area's to cover are Literacy based on reading, writing and social behaviors
. I will send an overview of the program for you to use as a guide. Make sure to include basic pre/quartley/post assessments using both Gates MacGinitie reading test for the pre/post and NWEA for the quartlery assessments.Please include lessons on phonics, spelling, vocabulary, comprehsion and the ability to demonstrate communicating it via both written and spoken word. Along with a social behavior plan
incorporate in the 18 weeks to teach positive social behaviors
to aide in transitioning into mainstream environments.
Sample Lesson Topics: VOWELS, MAIN IDEA, CAPITALIZATION Course Overview Language Arts Symbols Spelling with Short Vowels Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Reading to Find the Main Idea Project: Book Report Project: Learning a New Language Spelling with Short Vowels Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Complete Sentences; Capitalization Quiz 3 Grammar: Punctuation Spelling with Silent Letters Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz 3 Unit 1 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference SENTENCES, CAPITALIZATION, ABC ORDER Grammar: Sentence Sense; Capital Letters (1) Project: Book Report-- Poetry Spelling with Long Vowels Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Grammar: Capital Letters (2) Reading Comprehension Spelling Words That Sound or Look Alike Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Alphabetical Order Spelling with Silent E Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Spelling with Vowel Pairs Writing a Story Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz 4 Unit 2 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference DICTIONARY SKILLS, WORD PARTS, VOCABULARY Grammar: Using the Dictionary Project L303A--Making Your Own Dictionary Grammar: Capital Letters (1) Spelling with r-Controlled Vowels Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Grammar: Word Parts (1) Grammar: Word Parts (2) Spelling with ar Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Antonyms Reading: Vocabulary Project: Book Report--Folk Tales Spelling Antonym Pairs Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Grammar: Capital Letters (2) Grammar: Synonyms Project: Writing a Story about Pets Spelling with or Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz Four Unit 3 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference PARTS OF SPEECH, IRREGULAR VOWELS, COMPREHENSION Grammar: Nouns Grammar: Adjectives Spelling Words with Irregular Vowel Sounds Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Grammar: Verbs Grammar: Adverbs Spelling with w-controlled Vowels Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Punctuation Marks Grammar: Using Capital Letters Grammar: Using the Dictionary Quiz 3 Grammar: Reviewing Words and Word Parts Reading: A Big Surprise Project: Gideon Today Project: Book Report: Biography Spelling with y as a Vowel Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz 3 Unit 4 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference READING TO UNDERSTAND, COMMAS, SILENT LETTERS Reading (1) Grammar: Review Project: Vowels Spelling with Different Vowel Sounds Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Reading: Comprehension Reading: Story Elements Project: Book Report--Animal Stories Spelling with Silent gh Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Reviewing Capital Letters Grammar: Punctuation Marks Spelling with Suffixes Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Unit 5 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference CAUSE AND EFFECT, HOMOGRAPHS, HAIKU POETRY Character/Main Idea/Details in a Parable Spelling with -eer and -ion Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Grammar: Capitalizing Titles; Using Commas Spelling with the Letter G Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Sequence/Cause and Effect/Responding to a Parable Spelling Plurals or Words with -air Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Reading: Haiku Poetry, Homographs Project: Book Report--Haiku Poetry Project: Haiku Poetry Spelling with -ei and -ie Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz 4 Unit 6 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS, SUFFIXES, PRONOUNS, FRIENDLY LETTERS Reading for Main Idea Grammar: Noun Review Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns (1) Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns (2) Extra Practice: Singular and Plural Nouns Spelling Compound Words Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Reading: Follow Directions/ Fact or Fiction Project: Following Directions Spelling with Suffixes (1) Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Grammar: Pronouns Grammar: Suffixes -er, -est Spelling with Suffixes (2) Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Composition: Friendly Letters Essay: Writing a Friendly Letter Spelling General Words Quiz 4 Spelling Quiz Four Unit 7 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference READING A PLAY, COMPARING WITH ADJECTIVES, ROOT WORDS Reading for Sequence Grammar: Adjective Review Spelling with -le Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Reading for Details Grammar: Comparing with Adjectives (1) Grammar: Comparing with Adjectives (2) Extra Practice: Comparing with Adjectives Spelling Compound Words Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Reading a Play Grammar: Action Verbs Grammar: State-of-Being Verbs Spelling Root Words Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Unit 8 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference CLASSIFYING, REFERENCES, THANK-YOU LETTERS, PREDICTING OUTCOMES Reading to Classify Grammar: Adverbs Spelling with Prefixes Quiz 1 Spelling Quiz 1 Reading for Information Project: Book Report--Nonfiction Composition: Thank-you Letters Project: Writing a Thank-you Letter Spelling with Suffixes Quiz 2 Spelling Quiz 2 Reading to Predict Outcome Using Reference Books Spelling with the Suffix -teen Quiz 3 Spelling Quiz 3 Unit 9 Special Project Review Game Test Alternate Test Reference
Course Overview:COURSE OVERVIEW
Language Arts 300 focuses on the sequential development and integration of communication skills in four major areas??"reading, writing, speaking, and listening. It most specifically focuses on deepening and furthering students' understanding in the following ways:
•Reading??"introduces students to basic reading skills, including the identification of main ideas, supporting details, sequence, and facts and opinions; shows students how to identify parts of speech in sentences; helps students develop basic literary comprehension skills through the reading of short stories, a short play, and haiku poetry.
•Writing??"develops students’ understanding of sentence structure, providing hands-on experience with complete sentences and parts of speech; introduces students to roots and affixes, and basic word relationships, including homographs, synonyms, and antonyms; develops students’ vocabulary and spelling skills; gives students the opportunity to develop their abilities in writing paragraphs, haiku poetry, short stories, and friendly letters.
•Special Topics??"introduces basic research skills, including the use of atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspaper and magazine articles, and textbooks.
Reading Comprehension Skills
•Cause and Effect
•Determining Author’s Purpose??"Reading for Entertainment and Reading for Information
•Following Written Directions
•Identifying Facts and Opinions
•Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Details
•Reading a Short Play
•Reading Short Stories
•Writing a Friendly and Thank You Letter
•Writing Short Stories
Grammar and Usage
•Nouns??"Singular and Plural
•Parts of Speech??"Identification
•Punctuation??"Commas, Exclamation Points, Periods, and Question Marks
•Sentence Structure??"Complete Sentences
?-?Elements??"Structure, Character, and Setting
?-?Elements??"Structure, Rhyme, and Meter
•Short and Long Vowels
•R-controlled and W-controlled Words
•Roots and Affixes
•Words with “ie,” “ei” and “ar”
•Words with Irregular Vowels
•Word Relationships??"Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homographs
•Word Structure??"Roots and Affixes
•Reference Materials??"Atlases, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
In addition to the default course program, Language Arts 300 includes extra alternate lessons, projects, and tests for use in enhancing instruction or addressing individual needs. Below is a list of suggested resources which can be used in conjunction with these assignments.
Unit Assignment Resource
2 Book Report ??" Poetry •A Child's Garden of Verses, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Grosset & Dunlap, 1957
•The Christopher Robin Verses, by A. A. Milne, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1967
•The Llama Who had No Pajama, by Mary Ann Hoberman, Browndeer Press, a division of Harcourt Brace & Co., 1998
•Pizza the Size of the Sun, by Jack Pretutsky, Greenwillow Books, 1996
3 Book Report ??" Folktales •Llama and the Great Flood; a Folktale from Peru, by Ellen Alexander, Crowell, 1989
•The Tale of Three Trees, retold by Anglea Elwell Hunt, Lion Publishing Company, 1989
•Fairy Tales and Stories, by H. C. Andersen. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
•Rapunzel, by Brothers Grimm, retold and illustrated by Bernadette Watts, Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1975
•The Nutcracker Ballet, retold by Deborah Hautig, Random House, 1992
•The Snow Queen, by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Noami Lewis, Henry Holt and Co. 1979
•Johnny Appleseed, retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, Morrow Junior Books, 1988
•Mr. Yowder and the Train Robbers, by Glen Rounds, 1981, Holiday House
•Pecos Bill, retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, Morrow Junior Books, 1986
•Paul Bunyan, retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, Morrow Junior Books, 1984
•Aesop's Fables, by Aesop, illustrated by A. J. McClaskey, retold by Ann McGovern, Scholastic, 1963
•Fables, by Arnold Lobel, Harper and Row, 1980. Caldecott Medal Winner
•The Fisherman and His Wife, by Jacob Grimm, Farrar, 1980
4 Book Report ??" Biography •Diego Rivera, by Mike Venezia, Children's Press, 1994.
•Isaac Newton: Scientific Genius, by Pearle and Harry Schultz, Garrard Publ., 1972.
•Thomas Edison, by Haydn Middleton, from the "What's Their Story?" series, Oxford University Press, 1997.
•The True Story of Pocahontas, by Lucille Recht Penner, Random House,1994.
•The Chimney Sweep's Ransom, about John Wesley (1992)
•Defeat of the Ghost Riders, about Mary McLeoad Bethune (1997)
•Escape from the Slave Traders, about David Livingston (1992)
•Flight of the Fugitives, about Gladys Aylward (1994)
•The Forty-Acre Swindle, about George Washington Carver (2000)
•The Hidden Jewel, about Amy Carmichael (1992)
•Hostage on the Nighthawk, about William Penn (2000)
•Listen for the Whippoorwill, about Harriet Tubman (1993)
•The Queen's Smuggler, about William Tyndale (1991)
•Spy for the Night Riders, about Martin Luther (1992)
5 Book Report ??" Animal Stories •Chester the Worldly Pig, by Bill Peet, Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
•The Desert Critter Friends series: Friendly Differences; Clubhouse Surprises; Campout Capers; Desert Detectives; Thorny Treasures.
•Fantastic Mr. Fox, by Roald Dahl (author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
•Frog and Toad All Year, by Arnold Lobel, Harper & Row, 1976.
•Only One Woof, by James Herriot, St. Martin's Press, 1985.
•Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, by Aardema, Dillion, 1976. Caldecott Medal Award book.
6 Book Report ??" Haiku Poetry •Cricket Never Does; a Collection of Haiku and Tanka Poetry, by Myra Livingston Cohn, published by Margaret McElderry, 1997.
•Haiku: the Mood of Earth, by Ann Atwood, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971.
9 Book Report ??" Nonfiction •Abe Lincoln Grows Up, by Carl Sandburg, Harcourt, 1985.
•Buffalo Hunt, by Russell Freedman, Holiday House, 1988.
•Mother Teresa, by Lola M.Schaefer, Pebble Books, 2003.
•The Plymouth Thanksgiving, by Leonard Weisgard, Doubleday, 1967.
•Promise of a New Spring: the Holocaust and Renewal, by Gerda Weissman Klein, Rossel Books, 1981.
•Young Frederick Douglas, Fight for Freedom, by Laurence Santrey, Troll, 1983.
10 Book Report ??" Historical Fiction •Abigail Takes the Wheel, by Avi, HarperCollins, 1999.
•Addy Saves the Day, by Connie Porter, Pleasant Company, 1994.
•Felicity Learns a Lesson, by Valerie Tripp, Pleasant Company, 1991.
•Josefina's Surprise, by Valerie Tripp, Pleasant Company, 1997.
•Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos Discovered, Edited, and Illustrated by Robert Lawson, Little, Brown, and Company, 1988.
•The Drinking Gourd, by F. N. Monjo, published by Harper, @1969.
•Kia, a Mission to her Village, Africa 1440, from "Girlhood Journey's" series, by Dawn C. Gill Thomas, Simon & Schuster, 1996.
•Paddle-to-the-Sea, by Clancy Holling, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961. A Caldecott Honor book.
•An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, by Louisa May Alcott, Holiday House, 1989.
•The Very First Thanksgiving: Pioneers on the Rio Grande, by Bea Bragg, Harbinger House, 1989.
•Song of the Trees, by Mildred D. Taylor, Dial Press, 1975.
•Troubles Times Ten, by Dave Lambert, from the Christian Heritage Series published by Christian Book Distributors (CBD), a division of David C. Cook, 2000.
•The Wall, by Eve Bunting, published by Clarion Books, @1990.
•Whispering Cloth; a Refugee's Story, by Pegi Deitz Shea, Boyd Mills Publ., 1996.
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