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Activity Type: Build Fluency
Activity Form: Peer
Grade: 1, 2, 3
Group Size: Individual, Pair
Length: 15 minutes
Goal: Given a poem, the student will be able to read with proper expression and intonation.

What to do

  1. Pair students by high-level reader with low-level reader.
  2. Provide each student with a copy of the poem.
  3. Student one (the high-level reader) will read a stanza, while student two will read along silently.
  4. Student two then rereads the stanza student one just read.
  5. Repeat the activity until the poem is completely read.

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This is an activity that was taken from This is a great activity to build fluency. School district: Miami Dade

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