Lesson Design

Leapin’ to Excitement

Carrie McKissick

Growing Independency and Fluency



Learning to read with expression will make reading and listening more interesting for students.  The children will be more engaged if creative expressions are used while reading.  This lesson will help children to read with expression by showing students their changes in speed, volume, and pitch, as well as facial expressions.

      Checklist for students to use while taking notes





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