Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance: American History
Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance: American History sets the stage for teaching fluency with this collection of reading texts coauthored and compiled by fluency expert Timothy Rasinski. Featuring various genres of texts including poems, songs, scripts, documents, and other material, this resource will help develop proficient and fluent readers. As readers regularly read and perform these American history related texts or passages, they improve decoding, fluency, interpretation, and comprehension. Students will revisit the past through the voices of history including James W.C. Pennington, former slave, Carl Sandburg, and John F. Kennedy. Background information, performance suggestions, a section on how to use the texts, and a Teacher Resource CD including digital copies of the fluency texts are included.
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