In planning and instructing ELA content, it is important to be able to create a cohesive unit that encompasses various aspects of ELA including reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening, and thinking skills.
Part 1: Unit Plan
For this benchmark, you will choose one of the three lesson plans you created in this course to build a weeklong unit plan. Complete the “ELA Unit Plan” template to prepare a weeklong English language arts unit plan. Utilize any previously received feedback from your instructor to modify and adjust instruction to meet the diverse needs of “Class Profile” students.
For the ELA unit plan, include the following components.
The unit plan must focus on integrating the following elements.
Part 2: Reflection
In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect on the process of creating a unit plan in English language arts.
* How does your unit plan help students successfully apply their developing skills to different situations, materials, and ideas?
*What challenges did you face when trying to meet the developmental needs of all students?
* How can family and community support the instruction and selected instructional strategies?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Program competencies and national standards assessed in the benchmark assignment:
2.1 Incorporate English language arts concepts on reading, language, and child development to design, deliver and evaluate instruction on reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening, and thinking skills, and to help students successfully apply their developing skills to many different situations, materials, and ideas. [ACEI 2.1; InTASC 4(b), 4(d); ISTE-T 1a; MC1, MC2]