Sample Student ELD Lesson Marya Hughes (Used by permission) EDEL 442 Oct. 3, 2001 Lesson Plan: ELD Vocabulary & Concept Development Title: Fun with Flying Grade Level: 2 ELD Level: Early Advanced Purpose: Students will develop understanding of 6 vocabulary words to increase fluency. RICA Content Specification: Domain IV: Supporting Reading Through Oral and Written Language Development Content Area 12: Vocabulary Development 11.2 Increasing vocabulary knowledge State Content Standard: .1 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development Vocabulary and Concept Development Materials & Resources: Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride, by Pam Munoz Ryan Model or toy plane Black paper for an airstrip Picture of Amelia Earhart with aviator goggles Flip chart and markers Vocabulary words written on small pieces of folded paper and put into an envelop Key Vocabulary or Terminology: Aviation terms are used during the most exciting part of the book - when Amelia and Eleanor fly at night. Aviator: (n) the operator or pilot of an aircraft and especially an airplane Aviator glasses: (n) eyeglasses having a lightweight metal frame and relatively large tinted lenses Elevation: (n) the height to which something is elevated as the height above the level of the sea: altitude Horizon: (n) the apparent junction of earth and sky Cockpit: a space or compartment in a small vehicle (as a boat, airplane, or automobile) from which it is steered, piloted, or driven. Airstrip: (n) a runway without normal air base or airport facilities Background Knowledge/Experience: Connect to prior knowledge: "What was the most exciting part of Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride?" "Anthony, please briefly share highlights of your fieldtrip to the Long Beach Airport." Teacher will re-read highlights of Amelia and Eleanor's night flight. Teacher will tell students that today we will learn 6 vocabulary words from the book. Teaching Sequence: Developing Meaning: Sit around the table Pass picture of Lockheed 10-E Electra, the plane Earhart flew Present a toy airplane and locate the cockpit Demonstrate use of an airstrip Demonstrate elevation with the toy plane Present picture of Amelia Earhart in aviator goggles DevelopingFluency Select a word a take turns sharing what they learned while Teacher writes the word on a chart Play a game of Pictionary Students will be asked to use the vocabulary words in their journal entry Outcomes: Students will be able to demonstrate the meaning of key vocabulary through the Pictionary game. Students will be able to correctly use key words in their journal entries. Evaluation: Teacher observations of the above criteria will be recorded in the anecdotal record for assessment. Extensions: Language Arts: Write a story from the viewpoint of an aviator Geography: Trace on a map the journey that Emilia and Elenore flew.