RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Tue Nov 22, 2011 20:34

Thanks! Appreciate the response. Using poems in the classroom can be a lot of fun. I agree...they are a perfect way to read text multiple times. I never really thought about that being an issue in upper elementary grades, but I can see how 4th and 5th grade students could especially have issues with repeated readings (thinking that it is too easy/babyish for them).

  • Fluency - burchamal, Mon Nov 21 17:52
    Great Presentation. Fluency is, I believe, an issue that spans all elementary grade levels. The use of poetry is a great way to get students to read text multiple times without it seeming too lower... more
    • reply - MaryBeth, Tue Nov 22 20:34
      • Re: reply - whitney fisher, Tue Dec 13 17:57
        This is a little off topic but in 5th grade we did a poem of the day. I would read the poem aloud and then students would work on reading them with expression and fluency. After awhile students would ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011