UNIT PLAN: CLASSROOM, GOALS, AND READING ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
In this course, you will plan and prepare a complete Unit Plan. You will accomplish this in two
separate assignments. In this first assignment, the Unit Plan: Classroom, Goals, and Reading
Assignment, you will write a description of a mock or fictitious classroom. You will describe
your mock classroom’s grade level or content area, the school’s demographics, and the students
within the classroom and their variety of needs. You will also develop curriculum objectives and
a reading assignment for this portion of the Unit Plan.
Using the provided Unit Plan: Classroom, Goals, and Reading Template:
1. Complete the Class Summary portion of the template by providing the information in
narrative form. Be thorough and professional in your composition. Follow the current APA
style guidelines in your format.
The summary must include:
Grade level and subject area
Type of school (urban, rural, private, public, etc.)
Number of students and student population
o Male/Female ratio
o Cultural diversity
Types of disabilities (physical, LD, ED, EMR, OHI, visual or auditory), setting
Collaboration with regular education teachers and any other professionals (team-
taught, resource, etc.)
Textbook(s) that will be used (reference these at the end of your assignment)
Any other pertinent information
2. Create a seating chart for your mock classroom.
The seating you create must be organized and visually appealing. You must use the
formatting tool in Word: Insert>Shapes (or any other icon in the Insert window to complete
the chart). No hand-drawn charts will be accepted. The seating chart must include:
A chart that depicts technology readily available in the classroom, where each student
is sitting, your desk, and any other pertinent information that would affect the layout
of the classroom.
A brief explanation of how/why you placed students in this manner (1–2 paragraphs)
at the conclusion of the chart.
3. Complete the Unit Plan Form.
This must be your basic plan for a minimum of five lesson plans; these lesson plans will
comprise your unit.
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Ensure your objectives are observable and measurable and that you include the
name or specific topic of your unit. For instance: Given a 20-word spelling test, the
student will spell accurately at 90% by the end of the lesson.
SOLs can be found at the Virginia Standards of Learning website via the link
provided (see Resources section).
Include your basic plan for teacher instruction, guided practice, and independent
practice. Include any materials or technology you will be using.
Include an appropriate evaluation or assessment for each lesson plan.
Include a minimum of five (total) appropriate instructional accommodations for the
disabilities included in your classroom. One of your accommodations will be the
chapter you are rewriting in the next section of this assignment.
o For your instructional accommodations, consider the needs of all your
learners in your classroom. Provide a brief explanation on how you will
modify your instruction, activities, or assignments to meet the needs of each
type of learner. Be specific, naming the disability and how you will
4. Rewrite a page of the course textbook that you have chosen to use in your mock
This chapter must be one that is used in your planned unit. Rewrite the chapter for a lower
readability level. Include:
For what approximate reading level the text is rewritten
Highlighted key terms in the text
Added pictures if possible
Any other accommodations that would be appropriate based on the types of
disabilities present in your fictitious classroom.
Citation and reference of the text you are rewriting
Submit all components of this assignment in one single document.
Note: The materials and information used in this unit are excellent items to incorporate into your