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Lesson Title What Dream Picked You?
Unit Title
NRS Level Level 3
Length of Lesson 60 minutes
Lesson Purpose

To teach students the importance of setting goals and finding their gifts

Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

·         identify and create similes/metaphors as descriptors for the word “dream”

·         make inferences from poems to describe dreams

Student Target

“I can describe different comparisons for dreams using similes and metaphors.”

CCR Standards
  • Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlined by Standard 10.)

  • Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlined by Standard 10.)

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Reading Anchor 1: Level C
Reading Anchor 4: Level C
Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
  • Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.7 Accurately analyze information and respond appropriately.

  • E.10 Seek out opportunities for advancement and improvement of personal skills and abilities.