Category: Fluency Lessons Primary

Fluency Lessons Primary - Common Core Foundational Skills - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4 .RF.4.4 .RF.5.4 Read with accuracy & fluency to support comprehension, purpose & understanding, orally with accuracy, appropriate rate & expression on successive readings. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition & understanding, rereading as necessary.

Reading Passages (K-8)

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Reading Passages – Must register (free) to have access to passages. Covers reading levels kindergarten through eight grade.  The passages can be used for comprehension, fluency, or about any reading skill in the Common Core State Standards. Informational and literary texts. Organized by grade or lexile. The reading passages can be used with several ELA …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Comprehension Units

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Comprehension Units – These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and paired text lessons embody the most effective research-proven instructional practices to support student comprehension. Units are based on superb, carefully selected leveled books, with authentic paired …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Vocabulary in Context

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The meaning of a word within a text. Vocabulary in Context Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Use picture cues to read unknown words. Use visual, meaning, and structure clues together to determine the meaning of a word.  Use a dictionary to find the meaning of unknown words in a text.  Use appositives …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Setting

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Where and when a story takes place. Setting Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Identify when and where a story takes place.  Identify and describe when a story takes place using evidence from pictures, text, and clue words.  Determine the implicit setting of a story using context clues and visualization.  Identify and describe …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Plot

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The structure of events that make up the main story of a text. Plot Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.   Examples: Identify and describe the problem and solution in a story. Identify and describe the story elements in a story (characters, setting, problem, solution). Identify and describe how characters affect the plot.  Predict the …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Figurative Language

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Language enriched by word images and figures of speech. Figurative Language – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Identify and describe onomatopoeia in literature. Identify and describe hyperboles, idioms, metaphors, and similes in literature. Identify and describe puns. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide …

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Fluency Passages: Grades 1-5

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Fluency Practice Passages – *Pay site, but two week free trail.  Sign up and download all the passages you want for free.  Improve reading speed and accuracy with repeated readings of Fluency Practice Passages. Students orally read passages designed for one-minute readings several times with appropriate expression and smoothness to increase reading rate, resulting in …

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K-12 Reading Lesson Plans

Read Write Think –  Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Elementary, middle school and high school reading lesson plans covering many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and …

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