Daily Five: Building Reading Stamina

Stamina is necessary for all areas of learning: reading, writing, sitting, listening, meditating, etc. We have to grow the ability to do all tasks while staying focused and without getting tired. We can build super readers, writers, listeners, etc. one minute at a time! 

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As part of our reading block, we incorporate Daily Five activities.   Two of the daily five tasks are READ to SELF and READ to SOMEONE.  These both require reading stamina:

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You can work on tracking your stamina when doing your nightly reading at home: Stamina Meters.  This week we will be using “Whisper Phones” during our READ to SELF session. These will also help us focus on improving our fluency.  The Whisper phone allows the reader to hear themselves and no one else…

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