Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge What's the Main Idea of Casey's At-Bat in the Game? - Section 2: Guiding the Learning


In this video, I describe how my students surprised me with their lack of knowledge of the game of baseball. I need to be reminded sometimes of the lack of prior knowledge some of my students have because of their economic situations or language barriers. Without the conceptual they can't build the understanding necessary for the tasks. 

  building conceptual understanding
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Building Conceptual Understanding
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What's the Main Idea of Casey's At-Bat in the Game?

Unit 16: Poems Everyone can TRY
Lesson 4 of 12

Objective: SWBAT...determine the theme of the poem "Casey at the Bat" from details in the text, how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic and summarize the text.

Big Idea: Poems have plots and themes just like those found in stories. We are going to read this poem to outline the events that occur and the outcome of the game.

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