Multi-Genre Thematic Unit Plan
Select one specific subject area for a particular grade level and create Unit Lesson Plan for one week. No matter what subject area you decide, you must also include an activity related to literacy. Even if the subject pick is mathematics, you must include literacy (reading and writing) in your lesson.
Instructional Time: ________ (# of days)
Multi-day unit REQUIRED; minimum length = 1 week [2 block days or 5 traditional days]
Measurable; written in specific terms; related to standards and assessed throughout the unit.
· Content Area Outcomes
· Literacy Outcomes
Materials, Equipment, and Supplemental Resources:
All supplemental resources including but not limited to handouts, activities, assessments, and rubrics referenced in the unit should be attached as appendices. Make sure each resource is clearly labeled.
The unit plan is developed around the content focus AND incorporates teaching strategies, activities, etc., and technology.
The unit plan is organized by the instructional phases. All phases may not be addressed every day, but all phases should be addressed on multiple days. [Use template provided for organizing the unit plan.]
1. Introductory – Before Learning/Reading Phase
Gaining attention/motivation, presenting outcomes to students, and relating to prior knowledge and experiences with the content area focus
2. Developmental – During Learning/Reading Phase – Teacher Facilitation
Presenting content, developing skills and accommodating for learners’ content and learning needs
3. Developmental – During and After Learning/Reading Phase – Student Engagement & Response
Checking for understanding and providing guided/independent practice and feedback to students related to the content focus
4. Concluding – After Learning/Reading Phase
Closing lesson and assessing learner outcomes related to the content focus
Example is uploaded