- Subject: English (Story Elements)
- Driving Question: How do we identify the narrative elements of a story?
- Pedagogical Method: Team-Based Learning in a Flipped Classroom
- Grade Level: 3
- Duration: 2 periods
- Delivery Method: Synchronous
● Materials: laptops/tablets/Mobile phones
Also find attached the necessary resources in the Files section
- Answer different questions to demonstrate understanding of a text
- Identify the narrative elements of a story
- State the moral of a story
- Readiness Assurance Testing (IRT) (15 minutes)
1. Introduce the title and objectives of the lesson.
2. Ask students about the video they watched before coming to class. Guide them to collaboratively narrate the sequence of events that occurred in the story. Then, have them identify the narrative elements of the story: the characters, time, place, problem, solution, and moral.
3. Engage students in a whole-class discussion in which they answer the following questions:
a. What is the effect of Sam’s decision on the owner of the purse?
b. If you were in Sam’s place, would you open the purse to check what is inside?
- Readiness Assurance Testing (GRT) (15 minutes)
1. Divide the students into miscellaneous groups (this can be done on a platform like ZOOM or Microsoft Teams) and provide them with the following prompt: how could the story have ended differently?
2. Encourage students, within each group, to assign roles to each other (writer, timekeeper, narrator, etc.) and collaborate on writing a different ending for the story.
- Appeal and Edit (20 minutes)
1. After group work, invite the narrator of each group to read the ending of the story.
2. Listen to each narrator and invite students from other groups to ask questions or suggest improvements.
- Apply and share Responses (20 minutes)
Students solve worksheet 1 as an assignment. (You can either share the PDF version of the worksheet or the following Google form link).
Wrap-Up (50 minutes)
- Start the session by asking students about what they have learned in the previous session. Guide them to state the narrative elements of a story.
- Correct the assignment after listening to students’ answers (Refer to the provided Answer key 1).
End the session by asking each student to mention one important thing s/he has learned in the class today? (In case you are using Zoom, you can ask students to type their answers in the chat box, or to unmute themselves and speak)