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Building Reading Skills: Fluency
Students practice their fluency skills. In this fluency lesson, students read aloud stories to their peers and they help to coach one another on their fluency, pronunciation, phrasing, and inflection. They discuss what makes a good reader enjoyable to listen to and easy to understand.
6th - 8th Language Arts 63 Views 157 Downloads
Reading: Graphic Aids
In this graphic aids reading skills worksheet, students read a 3 paragraph piece and examine the graphic aid accompanying it. Students respond to 4 short answer questions and use the graphic aid provided to think of their own labels and captions.
5th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 77 Downloads
Tales from the Ice
In this cause and effect reading skills activity, students read a 5 paragraph selection about the Antarctic ice and identify causes and effects noted in the piece. Students give examples of cause and effect pertaining to an issue of their choice.
7th - 10th Language Arts 8 Views 73 Downloads
In this reading skills and strategies worksheet, students look for sequence in the provided reading selection as they complete a graphic organizer. Students also identify the sequence of events about a day that especially memorable for them.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 156 Downloads
In this fact and opinion worksheet, students sharpen their reading skills as they read a 1 page article titled "Culture Control" and identify the facts and opinions in the piece. Students list 2 facts and 2 opinions about an issue that matters to them.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 89 Downloads
Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? So What?
Seventh graders master the SQ3R method. They begin reading for a purpose and organize thoughts through categorizing them. They write in their notebooks what they think about the instructional activity and the classroom for the day and write a paragraph about their own culture.
7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 33 Downloads
In this reading skills and strategies instructional activity, students look for sequence in the provided reading selection as they complete a graphic organizer. Students also identify a sequence of events pertaining to goals they have set for themselves and achieved.
6th - 9th Language Arts 13 Views 141 Downloads
Rhythm in Language - Feel the SWAMP BEAT!
Students explore the rhythm of words. In this reading skills lesson plan, students read Bedtime at the Swamp and use rhythm instruments to find the cadence in the words of the story. Students listen for rhythm in other written text as they listen to more stories, rhymes, and songs.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 55 Downloads
The Physics of Fun
In this reading skills worksheet, students look for the main idea and details that support it as they respond to questions about to the 1 page reading selection. Students also identity the main idea and supporting details of an interesting job that they might write about.
6th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 287 Downloads
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Young scholars sharpen their reading skills and learn about the character trait of generosity through the book, "The Rainbow Fish." They describe characters in the story, explain cause and effect, make simple predictions, and compare characters.
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Mapping an Empire
Students compare a map of the Roman Empire in 44 BC with one of the Roman Empire in 116 AD. Using these two maps as a reference, students use critical reading skills to explore the expansion of the Roman Empire during that time period.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 110 Downloads