Analysis Of The Play ' City Cousin, Country Cousin ' Essay

950 WordsNov 23, 20164 Pages
My field placement was at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School in Mrs. Munro’s fifth grade class. I did my shared reading lesson on the play “City Cousin, Country Cousin,” by Clarke Foley. I worked with three students in a learning center to complete this shared reading lesson on fluency and comprehension. Oral Language is foundation for students to learn a language and practice it successfully. One of the standards for teaching oral language is LAFS.5.L.3.5, which demonstrates understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. The objective of the lesson will be to allow the students to be able to relate metaphors in relation to the play, “City Cousin, Country Cousin.” A strategy activity I used for my students was incorporate to the use context clues from the play to create metaphors that directly correlate with the play, “City Cousin, Country Cousin.” The formal assessment will be to have the students choose from a pictures of metaphors and connect to them to the appropriate scenes from the play, “City Cousin, Country Cousin.” A brief reflection for this lesson was that the students enjoyed the mini lesson by using pictures to match the different metaphors. The students were able to make a connection through each of the scenes. When speaking and looking at words, phonological awareness is having the knowledge of letters and sounds. The standard for teaching phonological awareness is LAFS.5.L.2.3, which uses knowledge of language and
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