This is a Reading Vocabulary lesson plan that uses Poetry. The lesson plan follows the 5E Lesson Plan model. The 5 Es are Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaboration, and Evaluation. The plan uses poetry to enforce vocabulary, however, any reading passage can apply to this lesson plan. The lesson plan applies to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the Common Core Standards. The lesson is designed for the average student, however it includes differentiated lesson plan ideas. The lesson plan is designed for 5th grade however it can be adjusted to any grade level. The activities are responsive and able to be adapted to different types of reading.
The reading objectives include: Students will be able to understand new vocabulary; use new vocabulary when reading and writing; use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus to determine the meanings, syllabication, pronunciation, alternate word choices and parts of speech of words; spell words with more advanced orthographic patterns and rules; spell words with Greek and Latin Roots, and Latin derived suffixes; use spelling patterns and rules and print and electronic resources to determine and check correct spelling.
TEKS, Common Core Standards, cross curricular reading, reading skills, reading strategies, vocabulary, differentiated instruction, already knew, need to know, prior knowledge, informal assessment, internet resources, informational text, fiction, nonfiction, expository, poetry, poetryzone, giggle poetry.