I love listening to someone tell a great story, don't you? What makes some storytellers so fun to listen to? EXPRESSION! Join us in this video as we practice reading with expression. Students learn how to change their tone, volume, and pace by identifying punctuation marks and typeface. When reading a story, it is so much better to use expressive reading. The story jumps to life!
Understand how reading with expression helps listeners follow along
Identify punctuation marks, such as commas and periods, to pause during reading
Use greater expression when reading an exclamation point, italicized word, or bold word
Use expression when characters are speaking, identify quotation marks
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.