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201 resources with the concept independent reading

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Reading Log

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this reading worksheet, students use the provided blank log to keep a record of independent reading. Students write down titles, authors, and genres.
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Fluency with Lon Po Po

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in pre-reading activities for the book "Lon Po Po" and discuss the names of the children in the book. They agree on how to pronounce the names in the book. They choose a character from the book and read that part...
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Making a Movie in our Mind

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in visualization exercises to create mental pictures as they read. They discuss silent reading techniques, and observe the teacher modeling how to visualize the beginning of the book Pippi Longstocking. In pairs they...
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Shhh!!! I'm Reading!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice reading silently decodable texts in this lesson. They discuss the importance of being able to read silently. They then practice silently reading "Wemberly Worried." An assessment/checklist is included in this lesson.
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Drop Everything And Read

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe and demonstrate a variety of decoding strategies to read silently. Each student selects a book for silent reading, and observe the teacher modeling silent reading strategies. Students then demonstrate their silent...
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Quiet As A Mouse

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars observe and demonstrate how to read silently. As a class they discuss the importance of silent reading and how to select a book appropriate for their own reading level. They demonstrate reading silently, and write a...
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Shh! It's Reading Time!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars observe and demonstrate how to read silently. They discuss the "Cross-Checking" strategy, select a book for independent reading, and demonstrate silent reading. Students write a summary of what they have read in their...
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Reading to Learn: Sum it Up!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars practice summarizing texts they are reading to aid in their understanding of what they have read. After learning the steps involved in summarizing a text, students practice the five basic steps used in summarization.
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Independent Reading Responses

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students participate in independent reading activities by reading a book at their independent reading level and selecting activities to complete after reading. Activities are broken up into C Level, B Level, and A Level activities.
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Reading Log

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after reading books in Language Arts, complete a database to assist them with book reports.
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Free Reading Chart

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read library books daily for ten to fifteen minutes, log information on Free Reading Chart, giving a brief summary of what they just read, and write brief reactionary response to the reading.
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What? You want me to read AND enjoy it?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students appreciate independent reading through learning about authors and genre.
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Reading Log

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this reading log worksheet, students fill in a reading log, noting title, author, genre and rating on a scale of 1-5. Students then write, "telling about the book."
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Student's Self-Selected Reading Log

For Students 1st - 4th
In this reading log worksheet, students fill in dates, book title, pages read and genre. Worksheet is a generic graphic organizer reading log.
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My Reading Log

For Students 4th - 7th
In this reading log worksheet, students record each of ten books that they read and include the author, date started and the date completed.
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Reading the Rainbow

For Teachers K - 2nd
In this reading worksheet, students keep a log of books they read. Students write the titles of each of the books on the bands of the rainbow. This worksheet is presented in color.
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Accelerated Reader

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this reading worksheet, young scholars record their progress on Accelerated Reader tests by using this log sheet. Students record the title, AR level, points, test score % and teacher initials for each book.
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Five Finger Test

For Teachers 1st - 9th
In this reading worksheet, students use the 5 provided tips to determine whether or not a particular book is on the proper reading level for the student. These cards can be used as bookmarks.
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You Be the Teacher!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students choose reading materials on things that they are interested in. They discover voluntary reading habit and discuss the importance of independent reading. They "teach the class" about what they learned in their silent reading.
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Please Read Quietly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners become fluent readers by readling silently. They gain a better comprehension and discover that silent reading is a tool for understanding books. As an assessment, the class reads a decodable book. Each student then writes a...
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Don't Say a Word

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice silent sustained reading as a method for reading comprehension. Using a checklist, students are assessed on their ability to read a selection without having to read it aloud. They answer in-text questions provided by...
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My Lips are Zipped

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars practice reading silently. After discussing how reading silently can enhance the reading experience, students discuss decoding strategies. Individual young scholars read selected, level passages during sustained silent...
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Silence for Solo Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine how to read silently after listening to a number of teacher given book talks. They review the silent reading techniques of cross-checking, and the cover up method. Next, they complete independent silent reading each day...
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I Can't Hear You

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice reading silently to become better readers. They each read a copy of the book, "Mr. Cricket takes a Vacation," from Carousel Readers. Each student explains why if everyone read aloud in class how distracting it would be...