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      Readers Theatre

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Theatre, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students develop scripts, perform in groups, and practice using their voice to depict characters ...
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      Poetry: A Feast to Form Fluent Readers

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine elements of fluent reading through oral poetry performance. They use the In...
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      The Reading Performance: Understanding Fluency Through Oral Interpretation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, presents an adaptation of the oral recitation lesson: students talk in explicit terms about pr...
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      Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses traditional stories (i.e., narrative text) of native peoples of the northwest to introduc...
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
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      Blending Fiction and Nonfiction to Improve Comprehension and Writing Skills

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports the use of a text set (paired fiction and nonfiction texts on a similar topic) to inc...
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      Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about personification by reading and discussing poems by Emily Dickinson, William ...
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      History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Theatre, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, United States History and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. S...
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      Improving Oral Reading Fluency (and Comprehension) Through the Creation of Talking Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses an experiment in which 9- and 10-year-old girls created ele...
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