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Lesson 14 - 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 14 - Fluency

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 14 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 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 with appropriate phrasing while paying attention to punctuation.
    • I can read with expression and meaning.
    • 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: “can,” “was,” “some,” “we,” “but,” “put,” “have,” “them,” “that,” “from,” “are”).
    • Snap or Trap T-chart.
    • Interactive Word Wall.
  • Enlarge the selected excerpt from the Decodable Reader: “Do Fish Eat Cheese?”
  • Write the following Rules of Fluency index cards: “smoothly,” “with expression,” “with meaning,” “just the right speed.”
  • Predetermine partnerships for Opening A and Work Time A.
  • Gather materials for differentiated small group instruction (see Differentiated Small Groups: Work with Teacher).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: elements, 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 (one of each)
  • Snap or Trap T-chart (one for teacher use)
  • Interactive Word Wall (one to display)
  • Enlarged selected excerpt (pages 4–5) from the Decodable Reader: “Do Fish Eat Cheese?” (one for display)
  • Rules of Fluency index cards 
  • Individual copies of Excerpt from the Decodable Reader: “Do Fish Eat Cheese?” (pages 4–5) (one per student)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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