Using Web 2.0 graphic organizers to plan and produce expository writing: UDL enhanced
This is a goal-directed instructional design lesson plan tailored for English Language Learners in grades 4 and 5. Students will use web 2.0 graphic organizers to plan and produce expository writing, specifically to plan and produce a how-to video. The lesson plan includes links to related tools, as well as sample rubrics to be used for assessing student-created projects. This plan can be easily altered for various grade levels, as well as varying abilities and content areas.
UPDATE: This lesson has been made accessible to more learners by applying the UDL guidelines. This document includes potential barriers of the lesson and how to overcome those barriers. In addition, this lesson includes many features of the UDL principles as a way to include a variety of learners.