T’was the Night Before Christmas<br />A Fluency Project<br />5thGrade<br />
What is Fluency?<br />Accuracy<br />Pace<br />Expression<br />Comprehension<br />
How Can I Improve?<br />Tape-check-chart Strategy!<br />Set a fluency goal, what will you improve: accuracy, pace, express...
The Poem<br />56 lines<br />Stanza, a group of lines in a poem usually in a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.<br />
The History<br />First published anonymously in 1823 as “A Visit from St. Nicholas.”<br />In 1844 Clement C. Moore claimed...
The Controversy<br />Recently scholars including a professor, Don Foster believed that Moore was not the author of the poe...
The Project<br />You are the producers of a digital story!  Together we will work cooperatively to illustrate and fluently...
Production Preparation<br />Fluency: Tape-Check-Chart Strategy—We’ll use Audacity to record three readings of the poem.  A...
Final Production<br />Scan original artwork to import into PhotoStory 3.  Be sure to arrange the pictures in order.<br />S...
How Can I Improve?<br />Tape-check-chart Strategy!<br />Set a fluency goal, what will you improve: accuracy, pace, express...
Week 1:<br />Complete your first reading. (you’ll record only the first 100 words)<br />Record your time.<br />Complete <b...
Week 2:<br />Complete your second reading. (you’ll record the entire poem)<br />Record your time.<br />Complete <br />the ...
Self Assessment<br />Using the rubric and checklist, view your digital story.<br />Rate your performance and work (fluency...
Survey	<br />A student survey posted to her wiki at http://isaacsonscienceteacher.wikispaces.com<br />Take the survey.<br />
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  1. 1. T’was the Night Before Christmas<br />A Fluency Project<br />5thGrade<br />
  2. 2. What is Fluency?<br />Accuracy<br />Pace<br />Expression<br />Comprehension<br />
  3. 3. How Can I Improve?<br />Tape-check-chart Strategy!<br />Set a fluency goal, what will you improve: accuracy, pace, expression, or comprehension?<br />How will you improve?<br />Rereading to yourself<br />Rereading to a partner<br />Look up the meaning of unknown words<br />Practice expression<br />
  4. 4. The Poem<br />56 lines<br />Stanza, a group of lines in a poem usually in a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.<br />
  5. 5. The History<br />First published anonymously in 1823 as “A Visit from St. Nicholas.”<br />In 1844 Clement C. Moore claimed that he was the author.<br />
  6. 6. The Controversy<br />Recently scholars including a professor, Don Foster believed that Moore was not the author of the poem.<br />Henry Livingston, a poet of Dutch ancestry, is believed by Foster to have written the poem.<br />     <br />Prinalgin (2006, November 6). T’was the night before Christmas, Who really wrote it? Retrieved December 5, 2009 from Associated Content website: (http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/81092/twas_the_night_before_christmas_who.html?cat=60<br />
  7. 7. The Project<br />You are the producers of a digital story! Together we will work cooperatively to illustrate and fluently recite the poem “T’was The Night Before Christmas.” <br />The story will be produced into a digital story on a DVD for our families.<br />
  8. 8. Production Preparation<br />Fluency: Tape-Check-Chart Strategy—We’ll use Audacity to record three readings of the poem. After the first check and chart you will set a fluency goal.<br />Select and illustrate a stanza of the poem.<br />
  9. 9. Final Production<br />Scan original artwork to import into PhotoStory 3. Be sure to arrange the pictures in order.<br />Save once all the illustrations are loaded, save the story in your u-drive folder.<br />Recite poem to accompany illustrations using your best and most fluent oral reading.<br />Save final digital story to your U-drive. Check back with the teacher to prepare your digital story for burning to a DVD.<br />
  10. 10. How Can I Improve?<br />Tape-check-chart Strategy!<br />Set a fluency goal, what will you improve: accuracy, pace, expression, or comprehension?<br />How will you improve?<br />Rereading to yourself<br />Rereading to a partner<br />Look up the meaning of unknown words<br />Practice expression<br />
  11. 11. Week 1:<br />Complete your first reading. (you’ll record only the first 100 words)<br />Record your time.<br />Complete <br />the check and chart (in one color) <br />Underline accuracy errors and <br />star * any expression or fluency errors.<br />Write a goal: I will improve my________by___________.<br />
  12. 12. Week 2:<br />Complete your second reading. (you’ll record the entire poem)<br />Record your time.<br />Complete <br />the check and chart (in one color) <br />Underline accuracy errors and <br />star * any expression or fluency errors.<br />Write a goal: I will improve my________by___________.<br />Practice, then complete a third and final reading.<br />Prepare for final production.<br />
  13. 13. Self Assessment<br />Using the rubric and checklist, view your digital story.<br />Rate your performance and work (fluency and artwork)<br />
  14. 14. Survey <br />A student survey posted to her wiki at http://isaacsonscienceteacher.wikispaces.com<br />Take the survey.<br />
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