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104 resources with the concept reading with expression

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Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
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Speedy Alphabet Arc

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Twenty activities make up a unit designed to boost scholars' fluency. Learning experiences work with participants on speed and accuracy while recognizing letters and sounds—including initial sounds—as well as reading words, phrases,...
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Connected Text

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Eleven reading activities track scholars' level of fluency while reading connected text. Working collaboratively, pairs read a specific text while their partner gauges their accuracy, speed, intonation, phrasing, and expression. Progress...
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Chunked Text

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Three activities focus on reading chunked text with proper intonation, expression, and phrasing. Peers grouped by specific ability levels take turns reading a text. While one reads, the other tracks their work and marks results on...
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Poetry Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Third and fourth graders examine the many writing crafts that poets use to convey their message, such as rhythm, imagery, and repetition. By dissecting a poem into stanzas and analyzing the lines in each stanza, young poets are able to...
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Literature Circle Packet

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Looking to set up literature circles in your class? Use these materials to support pupils when they meet in groups. Pupils take on various roles over the course of reading and meet with their groups to share the work they have done on...
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Fluency Passages, 5th Grade

For Students 5th Standards
Assess reading fluency with a variety of reading passages. Each passage is a few paragraphs long and focuses on a particular topic. A couple of comprehension questions are paired with each passage.
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When Marian Sang: Reader's Theater

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Put on an eight-actor show based on Pan Munoz Ryan's When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson. The resource comes with a color-coded script that includes some images from the picture book.
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Reader’s Theater: “A Caterpillar’s Voice”

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Even the smallest creature can sound large and intimidating. Find out what happens when the caterpillar finds a very effective echo by asking your class to act out this light-hearted reader's theater script.
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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What Kind of Ladybug Are You?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
As a class, read different sentences prepared by the teacher, identifying the punctuation that is needed for the appropriate expression. In small groups, have each child assume the role of one or more character in The Grouchy Ladybug by...
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Lightning Literacy: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 4th
To assist young learners in gaining an understanding of how to read with expression, read the play The Legend of Lightning Larry by Aaron Shepard. Assign each student a part from the play and allow them to rehearse for several days...
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Oh, Alexander!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Show young learners the difference between reading in monotone and reading with emotion through reading a short passage in both manners. While listening to a partner read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, kids...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers K - 2nd
Reading with expression excites listeners of any age. They will discuss different ways to change their reading expression as they listen to the teacher read Froggy Goes to the Doctor. Then in small groups, they'll practice reading with...
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A Speeding Rocket, a Shooting Star... It's a Racing Reader!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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Speed Racers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A review of decoding words is incorporated in a discussion on reading with expression in order to increase fluency. The teacher gives several book options for readers to practice smooth and inflected reading, giving a short book talk on...
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We love to Express Ourselves: Growing Toward Independence and Fluency

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
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...
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Don't Be Silly–Expression is Fun!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
As children observe the teacher reading Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, they take note of the role punctuation plays in the emotion or expression used. They then take turns reading a book with a partner so they can...
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Expressing Your Reading

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young writers observe and demonstrate a variety of reading strategies for reading with expression. As a class they read sentences and discuss and identify the appropriate punctuation. Everyone reads the book What Will the Seal Eat? and...
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Reading Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Aid readers in achieving fluency! Hone in on appropriate pacing, accurate pronunciation, and varied intonation through modeling and ample practice. In one-minute bursts, individuals rehearse reading a passage aloud, recording where they...
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Lights, Camera, and Action!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
These activities center around acting out a play to help create fluent readers who use expression and emotion. As readers work through the play the first time, they also practice decoding strategies. In small groups of four, they then...
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It's All About Expression: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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...
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3, 2, 1...Action!

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is an excellent lesson that allows learners to observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for reading with expression. They listen to the teacher read different sentences with and without expression and discuss the differences....
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Exciting Expressions

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary schoolers observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for reading with expression. They listen to the teacher read A Fine, Fine School with and without expression and discuss the differences. Then in pairs, read the same...