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4,285 reviewed resources for Reading With Expression

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Reading With Expression, Fluency, And Accuracy Makes Reading Fun!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students observe and demonstrate a variety of reading expression strategies. They listen to the teacher read different sentences with and without expression and discuss the difference, then in pairs read an "I Can Read" book using their...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 plan, the class reviews punctuation marks and practices what type of intonation should accompany each. They then listen...
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Be Expressive!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
First through third graders explore reading with fluency and expression. They examine how to read with expression, changing the speed, volume, and pitch of their voices while reading. Students listen to a story that is read with...
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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...
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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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Encore! Reading with Expression

For Teachers 4th - 6th
When you read aloud from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, class members respond with "Encore!" or "No!" depending on your use, or misuse, of volume and speed as you demonstrate reading with expression. Readers then practice in...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tape-Assisted Reading

For Teachers K - 1st
This idea is very similar to many devices on the market that are intended to guide or assist youngsters in reading. At a learning center, the child listens to a story on headphones while he reads along with a visual text. The emphasis in...
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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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Don't Be Shy, Express Yourself!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
How do we teach children to read with expression? One approach is modeling. The teacher reads a passage with and without expression, and also with different emotions, allowing the class to discuss the differences. Afterward, small groups...
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Reading with Expression

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify punctuation marks and the expressions that they stand for in text. They use the punctuation marks to help them know how to read oral passages with appropriate expression. They practice reading with a partner, and then...
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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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Reading With Expression

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Reading with fluency and expression is an important skill for beginning readers to develop. They discuss what it means to read with expression and observe the teacher reading Goldilocks and the Three Bears without any interest or...

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