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Lesson 9 - Introducing Fluency

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.4.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/4/b
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3.f http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3/f
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.2.4.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/2/4/c

Lesson 9 - Introducing Fluency

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 9 Overview found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets 

  • Opening A: I can find regularly spelled high-frequency words in a list of words.
    • I can explain that single vowel letters in one-syllable words usually have short vowel sounds.
    • I can explain that vowel team spellings usually have long vowel sounds.
    • I can explain that in CVCe words, the vowel letter usually has a long vowel sound.
    • I can read second-grade words that “don’t play fair” (irregularly spelled words).
  • Work Time A: I can read a text fluently (smoothly, with expression and meaning, rereading and self-correcting when necessary).
    • I can read at an appropriate rate based on the text type.
    • I can reread when something doesn’t make sense or sound right.

In Advance 

  • Prepare:
    • Snap or Trap Word List (write the following words on index cards: “on,” “with,” “was,” “had,” “make,” “be,” “live,” “walk,” “two,” “new,” “play”).
    • Snap or Trap T-chart.
    • Interactive Word Wall.
  • Enlarge a copy of “The Fluency Song.”
  • Enlarge the selected excerpt from the Decodable Reader: "Sam Rides the Subway Train."
  • Write the following Rules of Fluency index cards: “smoothly,” “with expression,” “with meaning,” “just the right speed.”
  • Gather materials for differentiated small group instruction (see Differentiated Small Groups).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: excerpt, expression, fluency, frequently, grapple, phrase

 Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display the lesson or assign it to students before class.
  • For digital assignments, ensure that students have access to a digital device. 

Materials 

  • Snap or Trap Word List 
  • Snap or Trap T-chart (one for teacher use)
  • Interactive Word Wall (one to display)
  • Enlarged “The Fluency Song” (one to display)
  • Enlarged selected Excerpt from the Decodable Reader: “Sam Rides the Subway Train” (page 6) (one to display)
  • Rules of Fluency index cards
  • Copies of “The Fluency Song” (one per student; optional)
  • Copies of Excerpt from the Decodable Reader: “Sam Rides the Subway Train” (page 6) (one per student; optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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