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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Special Readers - Mark Your Calendars


It has been a tradition for many years now to have a weekly event called, "Special Readers". This year, it will take 
place each Wednesday morning, right before French class, from about 10:40 - 11:00.

Two children will come prepared to read a special book aloud to their classmates. This book should be picked out 
at home and practiced several times for increased fluency and expression. Shorter, funny picture books are the 
most popular with audience members, although children have also had success reading joke/riddle books, short 
mystery stories, poetry, and other types of literature.

Not only does this time give the readers a chance to become better readers, it also gives the rest of the class a 
chance to practice being good audience members. We are learning to listen with not only our ears, but with our 
eyes, mouths, and hearts.

This week, we will hear from two excellent readers, Dillon and Lexi. They will set the tone and model excellent 
reading style - appropriate volume and speed, showing pictures, and reading with expression. Here is the roster for 
the first go-round:

September 20 - no Special Readers due to Farmers Market field trip
September 27 - Mia and Mila
October 4 - August and Jackson
October 11 - Miles and Nels
October 18 - Sophia and Alex

Parents, of course, are welcome to be in the audience as well.

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