Template for Full Structured English Immersion (SEI) Completion Course (45 hours)
Proficiency Level: ELD III, Intermediate
Est. time frame to complete lesson 40 minutes
The student will express their thinking and ideas in a variety of writing genres
The student is able to write functional text that addresses audience, stated purpose, and context
Use of action verbs versus non-action/stative verbs
Correlating Academic Language Arts Content Objectives:
S3C3PO1: Write a variety of functional text
• Functional text
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1. Review functional text (what is it? What does it do? Examples.)
2. Today we are going to write one example of a functional text most of you should be familiar with… maybe you used one, saw one being used, read one in a book… directions to do something
3. Show examples and point out how they are written. Key words, etc.
4. Remember that functional text gives us directions on how to do something in our real lives; in this case, we are going to write directions for washing your hands.
5. First, you will partner up with another person and watch each other wash your own hands. While you watch, write down notes on your paper of what you see. DON’T write down anything other than the things you see! Switch. Repeat.
6. Post examples back on the board
7. Students will work with their partner to write down the steps.
8. To make sure they are logical, they will switch with another group and follow the directions exactly how they are written down.
9. Go back, meet with other group and discuss what happened.
10. Work together to rewrite the