Unit & Lesson Plans


ELD3 Writing Project: Character Sketch 2017

posted Feb 21, 2017, 12:45 PM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 12:47 PM ]

1st Draft Due date: Friday March 3rd, 2017

  • Form: Character Sketch

  • Audience: Students, Teachers

  • Topic: Choose from list of persuasive topics, or create your own.

  • Position: Your position, or thesis, must directly address your topic.


Required Prewriting, in Writing Packet:

  • FATP Practice, FATP Chart (Give One Get One)

  • Brainstorming Part 1, Part 2

  • Personality Traits Bubble Map

  • Outline

  • First Draft

  • Peer Review

  • Final Draft, Typed, MLA Format, 500 hard minimum.

  • Title Page with Illustrations


Models:

ELD4 Writing Project: Persuasive 2017

posted Feb 21, 2017, 12:23 PM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 12:47 PM ]

1st Draft Due date: Friday March 3rd, 2017
  • Form: Persuasive Essay

  • Audience: Students, Teachers

  • Topic: Choose from list of persuasive topics, or create your own.

  • Position: Your position, or thesis, must directly address your topic.


Required Prewriting, in Packet:

  • FATP Practice, FATP Chart (Give One Get One)

  • Diagram of Logical Order (p. 210, Textbook)

  • First Draft

  • Peer Review

  • Final Draft, Typed, MLA Format, 500 hard minimum.


Models:
  • P. 211, Textbook

ELD3 UNIT3: A House of My Own

posted Feb 2, 2017, 11:50 AM by Kevin Chow

"A House of My Own" is on p.191 in the Textbook. This unit will cover:
  • Key Vocabulary, p. 190
  • Discussions:
    • What's our house like?
    • What's our dream home?
  • Literary Skills
    • Comparison
    • Point of View
    • Inferencing Word Meanings
    • Idioms

ELD4 United Nations Mini Project

posted Jan 26, 2017, 10:00 AM by Kevin Chow

Wednesday: Look through all of these topics. Pre-read the articles. You'll need to choose one to complete today's learning objective: Students will preread articles, choose one, then read it in depth. Then, they will use the template to complete and say four interpretation sentences to their partners.

Thursday: Re-read your chosen topic from Wednesday. Write a magazine article that does the following:
  • Introduces the article you read, and your chosen topic
  • Explains what the topic is about, and provides details from the article to help the reader understand the topic
  • Includes up to (but no more than) two pictures to help the reader understand your article. 
    • REMEMBER: If you copy more than two words, you have to use " " marks!

ELD3 : City Jobs Mini Project

posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:54 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Jan 26, 2017, 12:01 PM ]

Wednesday: Look through all of these topics. Pre-read the articles. You'll need to choose one to complete today's learning objective: Students will preread articles, choose one, then read it in depth. Then, they will use the template to complete and say four interpretation sentences to their partners. 
Thursday: Re-read your chosen topic from Wednesday. Write a magazine article that does the following:
  • Introduces the article you read, and your chosen topic
  • Explains what the topic is about, and provides details from the article to help the reader understand the topic
  • Includes up to (but no more than) two pictures to help the reader understand your article. 
    • REMEMBER: If you copy more than two words, you have to use " " marks!

ELD3 ELD4 Unit 5 March 1, 2016 - April 30, 2016

posted Mar 4, 2016, 9:32 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated May 4, 2016, 9:41 AM ]

Unit 5 will run from March 1st, 2016 to April 30, 2016. This unit will focus on:
  • challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • hard times for people & hard times for the environment
  • personal traits and qualities to overcome challenges
  • what one person can do to help address a major problem

ELD3 & ELD4: Unit 4, January 11th - March 11th, 2016

posted Jan 12, 2016, 10:42 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Jan 12, 2016, 10:43 AM ]

This Unit will focus on Change (ELD3) and Choices (ELD4). To do that, we are going to be reading fiction stories as well as non-fiction stories about these two inevitable aspects of the human experience. 

ELD3 & ELD4: Unit 3, October 26th - December 19th, 2015

posted Oct 26, 2015, 9:04 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Dec 8, 2015, 9:42 AM ]

ELD 3: Following Your Dreams
  • The Writing Prompt for this Unit will ask you to write a Character Sketch. This will be an essay that fully describes a person of your choice, real or imaginary. The sketch must include vivid descriptions of both their physical and personality traits.
ELD 4: Problems & Solutions
  • The Writing Prompt for this Unit will ask you to write a Persuasive Essay. This will require you to choose a topic that you feel strongly about, and then write an argument convincing your readers of your argument.


Final Schedule for ELD3 | ELD4

12.07 - 12.11.2015
Monday: Pre-writing, organizing, Final Essay
Tuesday: Writing Introduction in class, writing full first draft at home
Wednesday: Typing & Sharing Final Essay in class; Starting Final Review study guide at home
Thursday: Review Final Review study guide, Typing Final Essay in Class
Friday: Review Final Review study guide, Finishing Final Essay and sharing with Mr. Chow

12.14 - 12.18.2015
Monday: Review briefly Final Review Study Guide, discuss briefly Final Essay (63 minutes)
Tuesday: Last review of Final Review Study Guide
Wednesday: Do not see you
Thursday: Final, multiple choice, Unit 3 for both ELD3 and ELD4
Friday: ?

ELD 3|4 : Unit 2 August 18 - October 15

posted Aug 17, 2015, 12:18 PM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Oct 14, 2015, 5:36 PM by Kevin Chow ]

Welcome to my ELD 3 & 4 class, Period 2. As you know, this is a dual-roster class - which means that there will be two classes in the same room at the same time. 

Link to Unit 2 Google Presentation, both classes

ELD 3:
Proofreading Marks that you can use as you review your partner's essay

Essay File Names: If your file name doesn't match exactly, you won't get a grade!
  • ELD4 UNIT2 ESSAY NARRATIVE DRAFT1 2015 P2
  • ELD3 UNIT2 ESSAY OUTCOMES DRAFT1 2015 P2

ELD 4B Unit 5 / ENG 10 B _NIGHT_

posted May 7, 2015, 2:28 PM by Kevin Chow   [ updated May 27, 2015, 1:46 PM ]

Final Exam Study Guides!!

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