Weekly Overview

Weekly Topics

The focus of this week’s instruction is to strengthen writing skills by:

  • Describing the setting using details from the text, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
  • Writing an explanatory paragraph to describe how the author describes two characters: Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones.
  • Describing the events using details from the text “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
  • Writing a narrative, using details about the setting, characters, and events, to finish a scene from the fourth section of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.   
  • Writing a newspaper report by summarizing the events and providing an opinion on what happened in the story.

Lesson Overviews

  • Students will use a selection of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” to engage in narrative fiction with a focus on determining the meaning of words and phrase to describe the setting.  Then, the student will write a descriptive paragraph about the setting.
  • Describe the characters using details from the text “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
  • Write an explanatory paragraph to describe how the author describes the events in the third part of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
  • Recall details about the setting, characters, and events from section four of the story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” to include in a narrative.
  • Analyze the details about the setting, characters, and events from section five of the story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.

Materials List

The following materials list will be used for the entire four weeks: Materials List.

Weekly Assessment

Student Print Materials

Student activities and print materials (if applicable) are included in the daily lesson plans.

Alternative Video Links

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