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Introduce the morning announcements to the students.

Where To Identifier:

(W, E1)

Module:

1

Duration:

1 Day

Lesson Overview

This lesson will introduce the daily morning announcements in the elementary school environment. Students will learn about the purpose and structure of the announcements and how they can be used to improve their learning experience.


Objectives:

  • Students will understand the purpose and structure of daily morning announcements.

  • Students will be able to identify important information from the announcements.

  • Students will be able to use the announcements to improve their learning experience.

  • Students will learn their initial teleprompter reading speed.


Materials:

  • Projector and computer with internet access

  • Speakers

  • Morning announcements video or audio

  • Chart paper and markers


Introduction (5 minutes):

  • Begin the lesson by asking students if they know what the morning announcements are and what purpose they serve.

  • Allow students to share their thoughts and ask follow-up questions to guide their understanding.

Direct Instruction (10 minutes):

  • Show a video or play an audio recording of a typical morning announcement.

  • As the announcements are playing, pause at key points and ask students to identify important information.

  • After the announcements are over, lead a class discussion on the purpose and structure of the announcements.

  • Use chart paper and markers to represent the announcements in the classroom visually.


Guided Practice (10 minutes):

  • Divide students into small groups and give each group a different set of morning announcements to listen to. Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D

  • Ask each group to identify the most important information and discuss how it can be used to improve their learning experience.

  • Allow time for each group to share their findings with the class.


Independent Practice (10 minutes):


*** Download a copy of the assignment script below to print out if needed.***

Morning Announcements Script
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Closure (5 minutes):

  • Summarize the lesson's key points and ask students to share what they learned.

  • Remind students of the importance of paying attention to the morning announcements and how they can be used to improve their learning experience.


Assessment:

  • Observe students during independent practice to check for understanding of the purpose and structure of the announcements.

  • Collect and review students' worksheets to assess their ability to identify important information and reflect on how it can be used to improve their learning experience.

Instructor

James Rawls

James Rawls
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