Title/ Review: Identifying Author’s Purpose
Objective: To apply the author’s purpose to text evidence using a level J book from Reading A-Z and a formative assessment via Quiz Works
State Standard: Chapter 110. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading/Subchapter A. Elementary 110.12. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 1
Reading /Comprehension of an Informational Text/Culture and History. Students will analyze, create inferences and draw conclusions about the author’s purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary perspective and provide proof from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to identify the topic and explain the author’s purpose in writing about the text.
The teacher will read the objective to the class and discuss the importance of the objective to today’s lesson.
The teacher will then review the definition of author’s purpose and Discuss its importance to reading comprehension.
The teacher and the class will review the definitions of persuade, inform, and entertain.
The teacher and the class will go to the online version of the book http://gcsdstaff.org/kittl/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Broken-Arm-Blues-J1.pdf
Read “Broken Arm Blues” from Reading A-Z in small groups or whole group.
The class will then have a group discussion on the title, author, and illustrations.
The teacher will then allow the students to get on the computers in the class and tell them to go to https://www.onlinequizcreator.com/broken-arm-blues-quiz/quiz-187919 and take the quiz.
Digital Assessment Tool: Quiz Works
Type of Assessment: Formative
Explanation: The digital assessment tool, Quiz Works was selected as a formative assessment instrument. It was selected to measure a student understanding and application of the author’s purpose to text evidence from a book. It was selected because it can be easily accessed. When creating the assessment within Quiz Works, you are able to add and edit questions, type in the answer choices, select correct answer choices, duplicate and delete questions, and edit the assessment even after publication. As the teacher, you are able to jumble the questions, jumble the answers, show the answers, show rankings and time the quiz.
Quiz Works. (n.d.). Broken Arm Blues Quiz. Retrieved June 9, 2016, from Quiz Works: https://www.onlinequizcreator.com/broken-arm-blues-quiz/quiz-187919
Reading A-Z. (n.d.). Broken Arm Blues. Retrieved June 9, 2016, from Reading A-Z: https://www.readinga-z.com/books/leveled-books/book/?id=1645
Texas Education Agency. (2010, February 22). Chapter 110. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading. Retrieved June 9, 2016, from Texas Education Agency: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter110/ch110a.html