Poems for Building Reading Skills

Poems for Building Reading Skills

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Spark the interest of 5th grade readers with poetry presented in a whole new light! Coauthored by well-known fluency expert, Timothy Rasinski, this incredible book for Grade 5 encourages students to read and perform playful, original content written in student voices that will engage both reluctant and skilled readers. The easy-to-use, standards-based lessons and purposeful activity pages help readers build fluency, comprehension, and poetry skills. Each book also includes an Audio CD that can be used to support fluency and comprehension, as well as an interactive whiteboard-compatible Teacher Resource CD that can be used to support literacy skills. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 144pp. plus 2 CDsA shift in mood, tone, and subject occurs at this point in our collection of poems by our imaginary student poets. ... After each choice, have students explain why that choice is or is not the main idea. football is like a missile; A football is ... Have students find and underline in the poem an example of a simile and of a metaphor.

Title:Poems for Building Reading Skills
Author:Timothy Rasinski, Timothy V. Rasinski, Brod Bagert
Publisher:Shell Education - 2010-03-01


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