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Visions TRB, Book B, Lesson Plan 6          Copyright © Heinle

Unit 6  Frontiers

Chapter 4 • Lyndon Baines Johnson: Our Thirty-Sixth President, by Melissa Maupin, & Speech to the Nation: July 2, 1964, by Lyndon Baines Johnson

Chapter Materials

Activity Book: pp. 209–216

Audio: Unit 6, Chapter 4

Student Handbook

Student CD-ROM: Unit 6, Chapter 4

Teacher Resource Book: Lesson Plan, p. 32; Teacher Resources, pp. 35–64; Reading Summaries,

pp. 117–118; Activity Book Answer Key

Teacher Resource CD-ROM

Assessment Program: Unit 6, Chapter 4 Quiz, pp. 95–96; Teacher and Student Resources, pp. 115–144

Assessment CD-ROM: Unit 6, Chapter 4


The Heinle Newbury House Dictionary/CD-ROM

Web Site: http://visions.heinle.com

See the Teacher’s Edition wrap-around for complete teaching suggestions for each section.

Day 1

Unit 6, Chapter 3 Quiz (Assessment Program, pp. 93–94) 20 min.

Objectives (p. 392) 5 min.

Present the chapter objectives.

Use Prior Knowledge (p. 392) 15 min.

Activate prior knowledge about what United States presidents do.

Build Background (p. 393) 5 min.

Provide background on presidential elections.

Homework: KWL (TRB, p. 42); Have students complete the first and second columns based on what they learned in class. Students will complete the third column at the end of the chapter.

Day 2

Check Homework 5 min.

OR Warm Up 5 min.

Write on the board: Presidential elections are held every      years. If a president dies, the      president becomes president.

Build Vocabulary (p. 393) 15 min.

Introduce key words about government.

Text Structure (p. 394) 10 min.

Present the text features of a biography.

Reading Strategy (p. 394) 10 min.

Teach the strategy of distinguishing fact from opinion.

Reading Selection Opener (p. 395) 5 min.

Preview the chapter reading selections.

Homework: Activity Book (p. 209)

Day 3

Check Homework 5 min.

OR Warm Up 5 min.

Write on the board: True or false?

a. A biography is about a place or a thing.

b. A biography tells the important events in a person’s life.

Reading Selections (pp. 396–401) 25 min.

Have students read the selections and use the reading strategy. Teach spelling, capitalization, and punctuation points on TE pp. 396–401.

Reading Comprehension (p. 404) 10 min.

Have students answer the questions.

Build Reading Fluency (p. 404) 5 min.

Build reading fluency by doing choral read aloud.

Homework: Activity Book (p. 210)

Day 4

Check Homework 5 min.

OR Warm Up 5 min.

Write on the board: After John F. Kennedy died,                became president of the U.S.

Listen, Speak, Interact (p. 403) 15 min.

Have students conduct an interview.

Elements of Literature (p. 403) 15 min.

Present repetition in a speech.

Word Study (p. 404) 10 min.

Present adjectives.

Homework: Activity Book (pp. 211–212)

Day 5

Check Homework 5 min.

OR Warm Up 5 min.

Write on the board: Copy this sentence and underline the adjectives: For my birthday, I got a blue sweater, some great sneakers, and a big dictionary.

Grammar Focus (p. 404) 15 min.

Present the conjunction yet to show contrast.

From Reading to Writing (p. 405) 15 min.

Teach how to write a biography.

Across Content Areas (p. 405) 10 min.

Introduce related social studies content about the branches of government.

Homework: Activity Book (pp. 213–216); Have students complete the third column of the KWL chart from Day 1. Have students study for the Unit 6, Chapter 4 Quiz.

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