These engaging short plays offer a purposeful and powerful way to encourage the repeated reading students need to build fluency. Students are motivated to read and practice their lines so they can perform at their very best. This rehearsal time encourages them to experiment with aspects of fluent reading, such as phrasing, pacing, and expression. Includes research-based strategies, teaching ideas, and tips for using Readers Theather, plus a mini-lesson, teacher rubric, and student checklist for self-assessment. For use with Grades 1-2.
Kathleen Hollenbeck is a writer and editor of books for teachers and students. Her numerous titles for Scholastic include Fluency Practice Mini-Books, Grades 1, 2, and 3, Easy-to-Read Folktale Plays to Teach Conflict Resolution, Teaching With Cinderella Stories From Around the World, and Let’s Learn Mini-Books: Our Nation. Kathleen lives in Coventry, Rhode Island.
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