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  • 1. Fluency Focus
  • 2. Phrasing in the house over the river over the top the new car
  • 3. Phrasing or “chunking”
    • Read groups of words together before pausing
    • Pause at periods
    • Pause at commas
    • Using finger to swoop under groups of words
  • 4. Phrasing Example Mrs. Gorf had a long tongue/ and pointed ears./ She was the meanest teacher/ in Wayside School./ She taught the class/ on the 30th floor. / “ If you children are bad,”/ she warned, / “ or if you answer a problem wrong,/“I’ll wiggle my ears,/ stick out my tongue/ and turn you into apples!”/ Mrs. Gorf didn’t like children,/ but she loved apples./ 60
  • 5. Punctuation ! … - ? . ! ? … . -
  • 6. Punctuation
    • Comma (,) – pause
    • Period (.) – come to a full stop (maybe take a breath)
    • Question Mark (?) – usually your voice goes up at the end of a question
    • Exclamation Mark(!) – use an excited or surprised voice
    • Ellipsis (…) – pause
    • Dash (-) – to interrupt or come to a quick stop
    • Quotation Marks (“”) – do nothing
  • 7. Punctuation Practice ABC . DEFG ? H ! IJKL . MNO ! P ? QRST , UVW . X ? YZ . Yes ? Yes ! Yes . I want to go with her to the store . I want to go with her to the store ! I want to go , with her , to the store ?
  • 8. Mrs. Wishy-Washy “Oh , lovely mud , ” said the cow , and she jumped in it . “Oh , lovely mud , ” said the pig , and he rolled slowly all over in it . “Oh , lovely mud , ” said the duck, and she paddled quickly in it . Along came Mrs. Wishy-Washy . She screamed , “Just LOOK at you ! In the tub you go . ” In went the dirty cow , wishy - washy , wishy-washy . In went the muddy pig , wishy-washy , wishy-washy . In went the smelly duck , wishy-washy , wishy- washy . “That’s better , ” said Mrs. Wishy-Washy and she went into the house . Away went the sparkling clean cow . Away went the squeaky clean pig . Away went the fresh smelling duck .
  • 9. Expression
  • 10. Expression
    • Read with feeling-read “size words BIG or small by making your voice big or smaller
    • Read emotion words with emotion-sound happy, sad, excited, angry
    • Read question marks like a question
  • 11. Mike ran across the playground, bouncing a big red ball. He felt great . They had fifteen minutes to play wall-ball before school started. Nate and Sam were bent over, looking at something. “Watch out! ” Matt yelled. “ Here comes Mike .” Sam turned his back and put something into his coat pocket. “What’s in you pocket, Sam ? ” Mike asked. “ Nothing ”, Sam said. “ Come on ,” Mike said. “You can tell me .” Sam shook his head. “ No way . You can’t keep a secret.” “I won’t tell”, Mike said. 89 Nate laughed . “Yes, you will . You won’t mean to. But you’ll tell ” 103 Mike STAMPED over to the wall-ball court. He was mad , even though
  • 12. REMEMBER
    • Read like you talk!
    • Chunk words in a sentence—do NOT be a robot reader!
    • Pay attention to punctuation!
    • Use good expression so the reader can HEAR the meaning of the words!