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The Reading Performance: Understanding Fluency Through Oral Interpretation

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five to six 45-minute sessions (depending on the number of students giving oral performances)
Lesson Author

Laura Hofsess

Vernon, Connecticut

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Crossing Boundaries Through Bilingual, Spoken-Word Poetry

Students explore the idea of “crossing boundaries” through bilingual, spoken-word poetry, culminating in a poetry slam at school or in the community.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 8

Commercial ice cream is first sold in the U.S. in 1786.

After finding advertisements from the past, students evaluate them and discuss how ads have changed over the years. Students then create an advertisement for a new flavor of ice cream.

 

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