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Tuck Everlasting
Nicole Sahlin
Supportive Vocabulary learning Environment
EED-525
July 3rd,2013

Title/Author- Tuck Everlasting-Natalie Babbitt
Name: Nicole Sahlin
Subject: English
Theme: What if you could live forever?
Intended Grade level: 5th grade
Specific Objective: Students will be able to develop an understanding or comprehension of the key vocabulary in the novel and a comprehension on the pro have and cons of living forever.
Synatic: Students will be able to develop multiple compound sentences while writing their reflection and reports regarding the story.
Sematic: students will be able to look up vocabulary words from the dictionary and come up with sentences
Materials Needed 1) Novel 2) Vocabulary journals 3) Writing journals 4) Paper 5) Pencil 6) Study guide questions 7) Dictionaries
Day one: Monday-Prologue-chapter 5
*Start the lesson with asking the students to write a pro and con list about living forever? Would they want to live forever why or why not?
* Have students fill out the anticipatory guide activity
*give students the list of vocabulary words from prologue to chapter 5
*Before the students look up the words have them fill out the level questions after they look at the words.
*break students in to groups have them split the list up and take turns finding the definitions and writing the word and definition in their vocabulary journal.
* As a class discuss the words and write them on a poster to hang in the classroom (word wall)
*have students write a sentence for each word in their journal, review the sentence to make sure they are using the word in the right context. *Read the prologue to chapter 5 in the class having the students take turns reading, explain to them whatever is not read in class is their responsibility to read at home for homework.
*Have students start timeline and discuss as major events happen fill in the time line.
*hand out a study guide and explain to them it has to



References: Bookrags,Tuck Everlasting. Bookrags INC. 2013. http://www.bookrags.com/lessonplan/tuck-everlasting/shortanswer.html Scholastic. Tuck Everlasting Discussion Guide. ScholasticTM. 2013. http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/tuck-everlasting-discussion-guide

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