Whether the Weather: A Poem With Strategies for Building Fluency

Use this poem to build intonation and phrasing. Explore the variety of sentence types and phrase boundaries to help students pay attention to how they read. Students chunk text into meaningful units to reinforce grammar in support of fluency.

Number of pages: 2 Subject: Reading Fluency Grade: 5 - 6 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Common Core: Language, Reading Foundational Skills, Reading Literature File Size: 428 KB

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Use this poem to build intonation and phrasing. Explore the variety of sentence types and phrase boundaries to help students pay attention to how they read. Students chunk text into meaningful units to reinforce grammar in support of fluency.

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.10
Teaching Tips

Allow student to tape record their readings to use this feedback to improve their subsequent readings.