Featuring letters, speeches, songs and poems including Waiting for the Pony Express and Grant's Memoirs, this book provides primary sources and activities to help teach important fluency strategies. While discovering historical people and events during the period of America's expansion, students make content-area connections, develop fluent and meaningful oral reading, and develop vocabulary and word decoding skills. Included with each text is a history connection, a vocabulary connection, and extension ideas. 192pp.... include: Presidentsa#39; Day, the beginning of spring, Mothera#39;s Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, the first day of summer, Fathera#39;s Day, Labor Day, the ... Rather than holding your own assembly, work with other teachers to hold a Poetry Celebration where students read historical poetry. ... This is an exciting and easy method of providing students with the opportunity to practice fluency leading to a performance.
|Title||:||Primary Source Fluency Activities: Expanding & Preserving the Union|
|Publisher||:||Teacher Created Materials - 2005-07-01|