Expressive Reading Teacher Resources
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We love to Express Ourselves: Growing Toward Independence and Fluency
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...
Pre-K - 4th
Let's Express Ourselves!: Growing Independence and Fluency
Help young readers enhance fluency. Emphasize the importance of expression by reading a story, paying attention to the role punctuation plays. Then allow time for kids to practice by working with a partner who takes notes and provides...
2nd - 4th
Expression Direction: Growing Independence and Fluency
Looking to move children away from monotone reading? That's what they will practice here. In a guided learning lesson, the class reviews punctuation marks and practices what type of intonation should accompany each. They then listen as...
2nd - 4th
A Speeding Rocket, a Shooting Star... It's a Racing Reader!
Prepare a gameboard and die-cut race cars to play a fun fluency game. Also create several flash cards to review the long /i/ sound. Then, model reading smoothly and with expression, emphasizing the importance of re-reading texts to...
2nd - 4th
It's All About Expression: Growing Independence and Fluency
In an engaging anticipatory set, the teacher uses several different strategies to activate prior knowledge about reading with expression, including using sentence strips (that must be prepped ahead of time) to show different moods. The...
1st - 3rd
Reading Text with Appropriate Phrasing and Proper Expression
Practice reading with expression and appropriate phrasing with a scaffolded lesson. There is a detailed script here for you, but you could easily use it simply as an outline. Begin by modeling effective reading by displaying a large-text...
2nd - 3rd
Springfield Podcasting Project: Daily Life Of (Your City)
The use of Garageband is the focus of this technology lesson plan. During this five-day exercise, sixth graders create descriptive sentences, sound effects, and music to describe aspects of life in their town. There are many worksheets...
Springfield Podcasting Project: Descriptive Metaphor Sound Effect Poem
As inspiration for their metaphor-rich poem, pupils list all the sound effects found in the Garage Band program. They choose a sound-driven topic, write a Descriptive Metaphor Poem, edit, record, and post it as a podcast. What a great...
What great fluency you have... The better to read with, my dear!
Youngsters love Little Red Riding Hood! Use this story to demonstrate some of the aspects of reading with expression. This lesson also calls for learners to create their own sentences using three different expressions. To make this part...
K - 3rd