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Reading with expression is an important component in developing fluency. Emerging readers learn different strategies for accomplishing this skill through the teacher's model reading of Earrings!. Partner practice is combined with effective modeling for the book The Father Who Walked on His Hands. A checklist serves as an assessment tool at the end of the lesson to guide re-teaching.
Practice reading strategies using Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Readers utilize decoding and comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading the story. A detailed list of text features, high frequency words, possible related phonics skills, and comprehension questions are included.
Increased reading comprehension begins with decoding and automatically recognizing words, which is the focus of this instruction. Using their choice of six different Winnie the Pooh stories, partners practice a variety of strategies for deciphering words and reading with fluency. They also time each other reading, which is later used as part of the assessment.
Practice makes perfect when it comes to reading fluency! Walk your emerging readers through a familiar passage, slowly pointing to each word to keep every learner with you. While looking at a projected passage, scholars read one word at a time as you point to it. Then, they try it a little faster. Continue to increase speed until reading sounds fluid and confident. Now that they've read it, do they know what they read? Assess reading comprehension as partners ask each other questions about the story, taking turns asking and answering. Find some excellent passages on the "items" link.
With What Do You See at the Pond?, young readers explore pond life and practice reading strategies. Learners first make predictions and then read the simple story independently. After a second read-through with a partner, kids come together as a whole group to answer comprehension questions. While this better addresses the learning objectives for first and second graders, it can be modified for your kindergarten learners.
Do you like music? Have your youngsters read We Play Music, practicing select reading strategies, like using picture clues to determine new words. Then, after their first independent read, have them re-read the story to a partner, building their reading fluency. Several cross-curricular activities are included!
Read a story about a girl and her dad to your English language learners. Together, investigate sequencing the story. Learners explore compound words and the order of the story. Generate a text connection by illustrating a book and discussing how kids help their families. The high frequency words help and hold are used.
What does a successful reader sound like? Help readers gain fluency and become successful readers through repeated readings of given poems. They use the cover-up method to help them decode new words and chart their progress as they complete one-minute timed readings with a partner.
A brief, dialogue-rich passage from Jerry Spinelli's novel Maniac Magee is accompanied by a well-written literacy assessment tool. Thematic content lends itself to age-appropriate discussions about race relations and social justice. Seven questions address main idea, supporting details, key events, inference, figurative language, and cause and effect. Paragraphs labeled with letters and sentences numbered for reference develop useful test taking skills.