Texts for Fluency Practice: Level C

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Teacher Created Materials, Jan 1, 2005 - Education - 112 pages
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Coauthored and compiled by fluency expert Timothy Rasinski, this selection of engaging texts for Grades 4-8 will make reading enjoyable for students so that they will want to read, reread, and perform! Research has shown that readers who engage in regular repeated readings improve their word recognition, reading rate, comprehension, and overall reading proficiency. As students regularly read and perform these age-appropriate texts, they improve their decoding, interpretation, and ultimately comprehension of the materials. A variety of genres are included: poetry and rhymes, song lyrics, readers theater scripts, and famous speeches and quotations. 112pp.
 

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Contents

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
47
Auld Lang Syne
48
Monologues
49
I Am a Shawnee
50
A New Yorker Visits the Appalachians
51
Company Aytch H
52
So Then to Every Man
53
The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth
54

Mondays Child Is Fair of Face
20
Casey at the Bat
21
Caseys Revenge
23
The Pobble Who Has No Toes
26
Limericks
28
Mr Nobody
29
Jabberwocky
30
ThreeDimensional Shapes
31
O Captain My Captain
32
In Flanders Fields
33
What If the Score Is Against You?
34
Song Lyrics
35
Waltzing Matilda
36
Danny Boy
37
Greensleeves
38
The Yellow Rose of Texas
40
Red River Valley
41
Oh Shenandoah
42
Sweet Betsy from Pike
43
By the Beautiful Sea
44
The Caisson Song
45
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
46
Readers Theater Scripts
55
Paul Reveres Ride
56
Preamble to the Constitution
62
Adages From Poor Richards Almanack
65
Two Men Created Equal
66
The Mississippi Just Before Dawn
69
O MagnetSouth
71
Prelude to the Civil War
73
What to the American Slave Is Your Fourth of July?
76
Drum Taps
78
Gettysburg and Mr Lincolns Speech
82
Sojourner Truth and the Struggle for Peoples Equality
87
Franklin Roosevelt and the Great Depression
91
The Promise of America
95
Casey at the Bat
98
Whos on First?
101
When the Frost is on the Punkin
108
The Christmas Pudding
110
The Ant and the Chrysalis
111
Index
112
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Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., is a Professor of Literacy Education at Kent State University. He is the author of several best-selling books and numerous articles on reading education, word study, and reading fluency. He is a popular and frequent presenter at reading and literacy conferences nationwide. His research is cited by the National Reading Panel in the development of Reading First, and he is currently coeditor of the Journal of Literacy Research.

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