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61 resources with the keyterm reading with expression

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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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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...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students observe and demonstrate strategies for reading with expression. They listen to the teacher read the book Goldilocks and the Three Bears with and without expression, and discuss the difference. In pairs, they read a book and...
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Let's Express Ourselves!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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I Feel the Need to Read!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This series of activities lets the class observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for decoding and reading fluently with expression. They listen to the teacher read passages from If You Give a Pig a Pancake with and without...
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Chunking

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice is a great way to build skills in reading with fluency and intonation. In leveled pairs, learners read a simple passage pausing as indicated by the marks on the page. They take turns reading the passage until they are both...
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Oral Reading Fluency: Reading Text with Appropriate Phrasing and Proper Expression

For Teachers 2nd
Understanding punctuation is a vital part of reading with appropriate phrasing and proper expression. Second graders take care to emphasize each sentence and phrase they are reading based on punctuation. They read as a class and then on...
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Oral Reading Fluency: Reading Text with Proper Expression

For Teachers K - 1st
Kids practice reading fluently with expression. They listen closely as their teacher reads a short paragraph, take note as she points out how she read each sentence, and then read along with her. They read to passage several times until...
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Reading With Fluency And Expression

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Practice makes perfect, and this lesson provides a rubric to prove it! To improve their ability to read with fluency and expression, readers listen to a series of online stories in order to hear how a well-read story should sound. They...
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Expression Direction: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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Read it Like You Mean It!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
First through third graders observe and demonstrate a variety of reading expression strategies. First start by reviewing some common digraphs and the sounds they make. Then listen to the teacher read different sentences with and without...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
How do you make a story exciting? Teach young readers how to change your pitch, tone, and mood as you read. After modeling the various ways you can change your expression, have small pairs or groups work together to give it a shot! 
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Reading Rainbow

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Beginning readers observe and demonstrate a variety of reading expression strategies. They listen to the teacher read the book Ten Hungry Monsters both with and without expression, and discuss the difference. Then it's their turn! Have...