Teach Fluency with Easy-to-Understand 20th-Century Primary Sources!
This book provides a wide variety of primary sources from 20th-century events with lessons that teach essential fluency strategies and cover key events and people of the time period. Some events include: World War I, World War II, The Cold War, The Industrial Revolution, and the Civil Rights Movement. These lessons facilitate interpretation, comprehension, and fluency through repeated reading and guided practice. They help students read a text quicker and more accurately.
All primary source lessons are differentiated with varying levels of text complexity. They provide opportunities to improve word recognition, reading rate, and comprehension.
The book features:
- Descriptions of 10 fluency strategies
- A chart showing which fluency strategies are used in each lesson
- Word study to develop students’ vocabulary
- Reader’s theater scripts for students to “perform” the text
©2005. Middle school. 8 x 11 inches. 192 pages.