Using concepts and tools from Mrs. Smekens of Smekens Education Solutions, Inc., 5th graders are discovering their reading voices. Studetns learn when they read words, that is their "Reading Voice." Then the questions in your head that help you to comprehend what you read is your "Thinking Voice." But watch out for the "Distracting Voice!"
Using stories in the monthly StoryWorks publication by Scholastic, Inc. 5th graders have been developing their voices. Here are a few samples and testamonials.