Students complete Focusing Question Task 1, demonstrating what they have learned about informative writing and about a person who showed figurative great heart. To close the lesson, students enter ideas into their Knowledge Journals to reflect on their learning.
This example lesson showcases best practices already existent in the unit as well as refinements made in collaboration with the ELSF review team. The lesson is annotated to highlight highly supportive lesson features, including rationale and accompanying Guidelines which provide information on why the features are effective for ELs (and all students). Some of the features highlighted showcase learning opportunities that apprentice ELs into valued academic practices.