Reflection: Checks for Understanding Perceptions v. Circumstance: Target Organizer for "The Wreck of the Hesperus" - Section 5: Closure


We didn't have time to do a written closure today because we spent a lot of time digging in to the text. At the end of the period, I posed the closure question and had one student respond. This isn't the ideal way to do the closure because I only know if one person understands the difference between perception and circumstance, but sometimes we just don't have time. I can improve this by watching my time more closely and ensuring that we make time for a written closure each day, but this is easier said than done.

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Perceptions v. Circumstance: Target Organizer for "The Wreck of the Hesperus"

Unit 6: Actions and Reactions
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT determine the difference between perception and circumstance in order to summarize a ballad and create a target organizer with textual evidence

Big Idea: Students hit the bulls-eye to differentiate between perceptions and circumstance in a target organizer.

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