LESSON TITLE: The Winning Shot
CURRICULUM AREA: Writing/Language Arts
1.01, 6.01, 6.02
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8
How do you imagine the game would end?
Brainstorm Elements of creative writing, descriptive writing Discuss rules of basketball, scouting
COGNITIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES: Writing Prompt
Senior athlete in college at an ACC School
** WNBA Scouts are at the championship game
*** (The student) has to take the winning shot
**** Describe how the game ends and the winning shot.
SUMMARY STRATEGIES: Peer editing
RE-TEACHING AND ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:
Re-teach: Teacher-directed-students and teacher write paper together (teacher on the board, students on paper) Discussion occurs during entire process.
Enrichment: Extend the story past the game’s end.