Reading, Reading and more Reading
Rationale: Children will learn to enjoy reading as
they practice their reading skills over and over. Children will
able to comprehend and enjoy texts through assisted and repeated
As children read a text over and over the automatically of the
words recognition increases assisted reading will allow students to
material they couldn’t read before with the help of a fluent reader.
children master their reading skills they will begin to enjoy reading.
Materials: an appropriate books that every student
has a copy of. A book for the teacher, a chart with all the
names on it and a column with four different dates at the top, and
of paper for every student to be able to do a fluently reading chart.
1. I would start the lesson by explaining that reading can be fun if it
is easy to read and you can comprehend the text. I would also explain
become fluent in reading you must practice and sometimes you need some
assistance from a fluent reader.
I would read the passage that I have. I would first read it not very
and then read it fluently. I would ask the students which one did I
fluent. I would hope they answer the second one.
I would have the students open their books (I Can Read) that on their
I would have them pick a partner. Then I would have the students count
how many words the reader could read in one minute; I would time them
one minute. After one minute, I would have the counter go put how many
words the reader read in one minute. We would probably do this lesson
than once, so they could put the number of words under the correct
This would be a good progress chart for the students. Then the roles
switch. Then the other students would read for one minute would hope
they read 85 or more words a minute.
would pair up more fluent reader with none fluent readers.
read the same book as before. I would have the fluent reader to do a
chart. The students will read the whole book.
I will have the older children do a fluently chart on the fluent
while the none- fluent reader got to choose a book to read to
Eldredge, loyd. “Teaching Decoding in a holistic classroom,” New
Prentice Hall. 1995
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