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  • 1. 2nd grade Reading and Vocabulary development
  • 2. Calling the Doves/ El canto de laspalomas.By Juan Felipe Herrera
  • 3. Focusing on vocabulary
    This lesson focuses on vocabulary. I used the book, Calling the Doves by Juan Felipe Herrera to help my bilingual students learn new vocabulary while learning about the biography of the author.
  • 4. Using technology to engage studentsI created a power point to encourage my students follow along. I decided to put the vocabulary words in a Power Point so that my students can engage into the story while becoming familiar with the new vocabulary words. I wrote every sentence of the book that had a vocabulary term into my Power Point. As the teacher reads aloud the student can follow along while looking at the Power Point.
  • 5. Read Aloud Using technology…
    We would sleep under the carpa.
    New Vocabulary
  • 6. Example:(Sentence from the story)
    “We would sleep under the starts arrecocholaditos under a carpa that looked like a tortilla.”
    I used bold text in my power point to emphasis the importance of the new vocabulary terms.
  • 7. Vocabulary Sheet that follow…
    Name: ___________________________
    Vocabulary Word Vocabulary Word
    (Spanish) __________________ (English)__________________
    Draw an illustration that describes what this word is below:
  • 8. TEKS
    (5)  Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
    (B)  Use context to determine the relevant meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple- meaning words