RE 5040 Fall 2011
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re: reading fluency
Sun Nov 27, 2011 21:32

Thanks Ashley! Are the poems in your scripted reading poems done as a read-aloud or as a whole class? Just curious. I'm sure it is a little hard to add extra "stuff" into the school day if you are doing a scripted reading program. The nice thing about this poetry model, is that it didn't take long at all. I think it took 5 minutes per group!

  • reading fluency - Ashley J, Sat Nov 26 16:01
    I have heard before that poetry helps a lot with reading fluency. It was nice to be able to learn more about how poetry helps. My school participates in a scripted reading program for K-2. We read a... more
    • Re: reading fluency - Kara Scott , Fri Dec 2 16:13
      I use poetry as a reading fluency center. The students love it and it helps with thier fluency in reading. I put the poems on large chart paper and the students use pointers to practice reading the... more
      • Re: reading fluency - whitney fisher, Tue Dec 13 22:50
        I did a poetry center for 5th grade but it was mostly to work on figurative language but I could incorporate reading fluency into the center as well. I could tweak your idea for 5th grade and I think ... more
      • Poetry center - MaryBeth, Sat Dec 3 12:26
        That sounds like a great way to use poetry. Love that idea. Are the poems familiar to them? Have they been read or introduced prior to the center?
    • re: reading fluency - MaryBeth, Sun Nov 27 21:32
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RE 5040 Fall 2011