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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. 
In this reading skills instructional activity, students read about skills to use while reading and then fill out a Venn Diagram. Students choose which items to go into their Venn Diagram.
In this reading skills worksheet, students fill in a graphic organizer, writing an article name, prediction, vocabulary words, main idea, values and a reflection. 
In this reading skills worksheet, students read a selection entitled "Hurricane Warning!" and then respond to 5 questions regarding the main idea and supporting details.
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.
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.
In this cause and effect reading skills worksheet, 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.
In this reading skills and strategies worksheet, middle schoolers 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.
Students read articles related to local, state, national, and world events using word maps.
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 lesson and the classroom for the day and write a paragraph about their own culture.
In this problem and solution reading strategies worksheet, students read a 2 page selection about renewable energy and then identify the problems and solutions noted in the essay.
For this reading skills worksheet, students use clues from a story to make predictions about what will happen next and continue to revise their predictions as they read.
In this reading skills worksheet, students look for clues about the author's purpose in a 3 paragraph selection. Students decide whether the author's main purpose is to inform, entertain, or persuade.
In this reading skills and strategies 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.
In this reading skills and strategies learning exercise, students read a 1 page passage titled " A Few Good Noses" and identify important details about the piece as they complete a graphic organizer.
Students explore the rhythm of words. In this reading skills lesson, 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.
In this reading skills learning exercise, 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.
Students 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.
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.
Students observe and listen to nonfiction books about the life cycle of pumpkins. They practice early reading skills in a shared reading related to pumpkins. They observe the life cycle of a pumpkin including growth and decay.