LESSON SEVEN: Watch Out For Pedestrians
Students practice their presentations for their buddies.
R1D Read grade-level instructional text with fluency, accuracy, and appropriate expression; adjusting reading rate to difficulty and type of text.
LS2 In discussions and presentations, speak clearly and stay on topic, use appropriate tone of voice, rate of speech , fluency/inflections and eye contact.
LS1 Listen for enjoyment, information, directions, to identify and evaluate tone, mood, and emotions of verbal and nonverbal communications.
§ Sources of literature
§ Handouts provided
o Buddy evaluation
§ Words to know
o reading rate
Teacher observation, buddy evaluations
1. Model two rates of speaking “slow talking” (such as a Texan, or cowboy), and “fast talking” (such as a city slicker or auctioneer). Instruct students to walk around the room in the speed of a variety of characters: auctioneer, someone talking excitedly on the phone, tortoise and hare, snake, apple falling from a tree, etc.
2. Distribute Buddy Evaluation page to partners.