Perfect Poems with Strategies For Building Fluency: Grades 5-6

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Teachers can help students become confident, fluent readers using poetry. Compiled by a reading specialist, this book includes 50 engaging poems specially selected for building different aspects of oral reading fluency: poems to build intonation and phrasing, poems to build phonics patterns and sight words, and poems for repeated, expert readings. Also includes poems that are just right for partner and small group reading. Plus, research-based background on reading fluency and oral reading strategies to help ...

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Overview

Teachers can help students become confident, fluent readers using poetry. Compiled by a reading specialist, this book includes 50 engaging poems specially selected for building different aspects of oral reading fluency: poems to build intonation and phrasing, poems to build phonics patterns and sight words, and poems for repeated, expert readings. Also includes poems that are just right for partner and small group reading. Plus, research-based background on reading fluency and oral reading strategies to help students succeed. For use with Grades 5-6.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780439560214
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Perfect Poems Series
  • Edition description: Grades 5-6
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 548,405
  • Age range: 10 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Table of Contents

What Is Reading Fluency? 4
How to Develop Fluency 7
Using Poetry to Build Fluency 12
Poems for Partners and Small Groups
Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy? 14
Cloud Brothers 15
Limericks 17
How Many Legs? 18
Mom's Allergic 19
Languages My Neighbors Speak 20
If You Should Meet a Crocodile 21
Do You Carrot All for Me? 22
Animals, Animals 23
The Key of the Kingdom 24
Seven Days of Supper 25
Earth, What Will You Give Me? 26
Poems to Build Intonation and Phrasing
To Be Answered in Our Next Issue 27
Wondering 28
Zoons 30
Foul Shot 31
Leap Year Lament 32
The Joke You Just Told 33
Whether the Weather 34
The Goops 35
Time for Bed 36
See How They Run 37
Spelling Test 38
The Red Ball 39
City I Love 40
Some Poems 41
Poems to Build Recognition of Phonics Patterns and Sight Words
A Thunderstorm 42
Michael Finnegan 43
Have You Ever Seen? 44
Funny Foods 45
Words 46
A Magic Chant 47
Animal Groups 48
A Secret in My Pocket 49
Color Song 50
Mary Had a Little Lamb 51
Old Hogan's Goat 52
Paul Bunyan 53
Night-Lights 54
Poems for Repeated Readings
He Had a Dream 55
American Heritage 57
Revolutionary Tea 58
I Don't Want To 59
Granny and the Broomstick 60
Mr. Nobody 62
My Brother Bert 63
The Song of the Camel 65
From The Cares of a Caretaker 67
From Adventures of Isabel 69
Sick 71
Fudge 72
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