RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Re: reply to Whitney
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:15

I definitely think that as teachers we MUST read aloud to our students. They need to hear the language read in a fluent manner. I wonder if some of our students who do have fluency issues, might not have been read to as much as others. That background is invaluable. I actually think that read alouds have a strong purpose for a long least throughout elementary school and I can even see benefits in upper grades as well.

  • Re: reply to Whitney - whitney fisher, Sun Dec 11 15:25
    A big part of reading fluency is remembering punctuation. A lot of times students have difficulty with commas, exclamation points, and periods. They have to learn to pause (my teachers always said to ... more
    • Re: reply to Whitney - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 11:15
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RE 5040 Fall 2011