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819 resources with the concept reading fluency

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Developing Fluency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students get in the habit of writing. They gain confidence in their ability to write and their development as a writer (padding a portfolio). They demystify the MN Basic Standards Writing Test.
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Friends in the Snow

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice reading a story in order to develop character recognition skills. They participate in reader's theatre in small groups to increase cooperation and fluency skills.
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How Grouchy are YOU!!!!!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read "The Grouchy Ladybug" by Eric Carle. With this selection, they encounter how to read with different voices. Students keep a reading journal in this class as well.
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Express Yourself!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners access how to read with more expression. They explore how reading with more expression helps to bring books alive. Students realize that with expression brings the enjoyment of reading brought to a higher level.
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German: Foreign Language Autobiographies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students, using German language skills, create "intranet" encyclopedia entries about themselves in the year 2040. The include their future accomplishments and trade entries with fellow students. They then translate the autobiographies...
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1-2-3 Go!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice becoming fluent readers with timed repeated readings. They read passages for one minute and tally the number of words read. They repeat this process several times and count the number of words each time. They complete...
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Vroom, Vroom, Vroom! Off We Go!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice sentences and short books to improve their fluency. They read practice sentences to model fluent reading. They review decoding strategies for unknown words including cross-checking. They read with their partner and...
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Reading With Speed

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners practice passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs and time their peers for how long it takes to read sentences. They repeat the process three times and move to short text to continue practicing becoming a fluent...
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Oh Look, You're Fluent!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils practice decoding unknown words and improving their fluency. They review using cover-up sticks to decode unknown words while reading. They practice sentences and a short story to increase their fluency. They work in pairs...
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Zoom! Speed Reading

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners practice repeated readings to improve their fluency. They review the cover-up strategy for decoding unknown words and practice reading sentences and short text. They work in pairs and complete the Speed Reading sheet for their...
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Tigers Run Fast, I Read Fast!

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars review what it means to be a fluent reader. With a partner, they practice reading and rereading the same material. They mark the time and record their improvement on a chart. They also count how many words they read in...
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Speeding Into Fluent Reading

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine what it means to be a fluent reader. They review the cover up method for decoding words and practice sentences as a fluent and disfluent reader. They work in partners and read a book three different times for one minute...
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Farm Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students participate in fluency activities related to farm animals. They discuss counting sheep and view clips from the video "Babe." They create a short dialogue between Babe and Fly. They role play as animals providing the sounds...
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Fluency Activities for Higher Levels

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students engage in activities to increase their fluency while speaking. They discuss a topic within a minute and work in teams to decide how items are related. They explore fashion and discuss styles for various ages. They select a...
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The Twits-The Shrinks

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders recall their prior reading of The Twits by Roald Dahl. They verbally express comprehension of what they read. Students work with a partner and practice reading for fluency and pronunciation. They discuss comprehension...
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Reading Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine their present reading speed and practice reading to increase their reading independence and fluency. Students practice reading a selected passage and chart their fluency and progress over time.
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Vocal Awareness

For Teachers K - 1st
Students develop the ability to effectively control their voice when singing and speaking while sinning clear enunciation. Students differentiate between and demonstrate pitches that upward and downward. They match pitch with in the...
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Get ready, get set? READ!!!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in reading exercises to improve speed, fluency, and comprehension. As a class, students practice reading skills to increase their speed and comprehension. Partners take turns competing in a reading race while reading...
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Read Folr Me!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders partner up with another child and take turns reading from The Rainbow Fish to each other practicing their fluency allowing children time to discuss the story with each other. Children read the story again, being timed by...
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Speedy Reading: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the program that is designed to help students increase and vary the pace of their reading speed. They are walked through the process step by step with unique characters. An adventure through a forest is experienced on...
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Reading Race Against Time

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to the first page of the book that is read in a very slow and in a boring tone. They discuss what should be done do to make the story more exciting. Students then realize that fluency and expression make a story...
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Practice Makes Perfect

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners research the rationale that if children practice their reading skills over and over they will learn to enjoy reading. Comprehension will open up and texts will be enjoyed. Assisted reading is also incorporated.
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Tap Time Reading

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students inquire about the rationale to double and/or triple one's reading speed. They visualize techniques to help them to gain increased comprehension at faster reading rates. They philosophy used is for the child to see the words...
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Ariba Ariba!!

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore ways to increase their growing independence and fluency with reading text. With much practice fluency comes much faster is the rationale of this lesson plan. Personal encouragement is recommended within this lesson plan.