Sample Lesson Plan
This lesson was used as an introduction to a unit on personification .
October 14, 2003 Grade: 8
Language Arts # of students: 15
Personification Time Estimate:
period (88 minutes)
SWBAT identify personification in Beauty and the Beast characters
Make a chart w/ characteristics, human? animal?
Watch clip from Beauty and the Beast (accompanying worksheet)
"Be Our Guest" scene, twice (about 15 minutes)
What is the character? What does it do?
Discuss and list characters and their traits on the board (poster)
· Wall poster (made with a blueprint copy machine and pictures from the Internet) with pictures of characters and space to write characteristics next to each
Watch another clip of Beauty and the Beast
5) Write a paragraph about one of the characters - what is personified
Students' Do Now will be corrected (check mark for completion);
In-class work will be graded -
points - 3 points for each character, 6 points for paragraph)
Do Now sheet
Beauty and the Beast video
Beauty and the Beast companion worksheet
Homework: 1) TV / movie personification sheet