write using newly acquired basic vocabulary and content-based grade-level vocabulary. V. The vocabulary I’d pre-teach before reading the mentioned text is Mercy, Beauty, Red Henna. For all the three words Id shows small video clips of certain scenarios where students will be actively listening and watching the video clips. Here for the words of mercy, I’d showcase a video clip of an individual praying to the god asking for forgiveness and mercy and further go on to explain in what scenarios the word “mercy” is used and what it means for every scenario. For the next two words, I’ll showcase the video clip of women in a marriage attire and rituals before marriage and explain how the bride was said to be beautiful by her parents. Also, I’ll video clip consists of women with red henna and I’ll explain to kids why it is used before marriage and it’s significance This will help kids in understanding the words and also the video clip will provide kids with an introduction to the middle eastern culture. For Building background cultural knowledge, I’d invite a community member to ask to present their culture to the students. This makes the students more curious as students get the opportunity to engage with an individual of the mentioned culture. VI. The specific Instructional strategy I’d use to teach this text is a question-answer relationship.
- Spring '08