A. Complete the attached “Spelling Strategy Matrix” to compare strategies for teaching spelling.
B. Design an original lesson plan (using the attached “WGU Lesson Plan Format”) to teach a small group of 6–10 elementary students a common spelling rule. Complete all elements of the lesson plan.
1. Include one example of a word that does not conform to the spelling rule (a spelling irregularity).
a. Include one strategy that teachers might use to help students remember the rule and the exception(s) to the rule (e.g. “i before e except after c”).
2. Include an original assessment that is aligned with the spelling objective.
Subject(s): Language Arts
Topic or Unit of Study: Spelling, Talking and Walking Vowels
Grade/Level: 1st Grade
Whole group instruction, using direct and guided instruction with use of learning video and powerpoint. Instruction will take place within the classroom.
STANDARDS AND OBJECTIVES
Your State Core Curriculum/Student Achievement Standard(s):
RLA.2.1.1 : use basic elements of phonetic analysis (e.g., syllabication; dipthongs; digraphs; variant vowel sounds such as r-controlled).
RLA.2.2.6 : use conventions of spelling in written composition (e.g., spell high frequency words from appropriate grade level list; use letter/sound relationships to spell independently; spell phonetically irregular words - one, could, they; transition from invented to conventional spelling).
During the lesson student will: