As we all know, fluency is a key component to reading success! Students need a LOT of opportunities to practice sight word recognition and newly learned decoding skills. I wanted to create a packet that would help build fluency and allow for assessment. There are 1, different simple sentence strips in the bundle!
Definition Expedition Students in grades learn three ways to define a term in technical writing, search the Web for scientific text, then copy and paste sections into a Word document.
Finally, they use the highlighter feature of Word to highlight examples of definitions within the text. Write a Number Story Make writing across content areas fun with this K-3 computer activity. Students use AppleWorks or Office to write and illustrate number stories.
The stories then are used to create a Keynote or PowerPoint show and displayed for the class or parents! A Lesson on the Great Depression. Getting information from the Internet often is just a copy and paste operation.
The challenge for teachers is to teach students to apply and extend what they learn online. In this lesson, students view photographs of migrant families during the Great Depression, try to interpret the photos to answer questions about the subject's life, and then write a cinquain poem based on their interpretations.
In a unique twist to a standard poetry reading, students select poems, create PowerPoint presentations that use graphics and text to enhance their poems, and then display those presentations as they read their poems aloud.
Prehistoric Pen Pals Students research dinosaurs, then assume the personality of a specific dinosaur species in this lesson for grades Students swap letters and reply to each other's questions, improving research and letter writing skills while learning fun dinosaur facts.
In this lesson, students read a short story, then create a one-page newspaper depicting the facts of the fictional story as real-life events. Links to an online newspaper template as well as to a classic short story site are included.Basic considerations Characteristics of students with reading problems.
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Students draw inspiration from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in order to jump-start their own creative writing process. Written Expression Probe Generator.
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Easier to grade, more in-depth and best of all % FREE! Common Core, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade and more! Teaching beginning readers to become fluent. Because accuracy is a fundamental component of fluency, teachers who work with beginning readers must focus significant amounts of instructional time on basic word recognition and word analysis skills (Pikulski and Chard, ).
Writing Assessments Assessing students’ progress as writers of information, opinion/argument and narrative on-demand texts. This October, Heinemann will release Writing Pathways, a book and collection of resources by Lucy Calkins with TCRWP colleagues (especially Audra Kirshbaum Robb and Kelly Boland Hohne).