What is Fluency?
Fluency is the ability to read smoothly and automatically, with expression and attention to punctuation.
Pace= the speed in which you read
- the goal is to read at a “just right” pace.
- Reading not too fast and not too slow.
Phrasing=Chunking the words together into meaningful phrases
- Reading in phrases and not reading words one. word. at. a.time.
Intonation (Expression)=Reading with feeling in your voice
- Changing your voice to match a character.
- Reading link you would speak (and not like a robot!).
- Moving your voice up and down.
Punctuation= Reading with attention to punctuation.
- Stopping at periods…
- Taking breaths at commas ,,,
- Making your voice go up for question marks ???
- Showing excitement for exclamation points !!!
- Using “quotation marks” to change voice for characters.
We want to thank our eighth grade National Junior Honor Society students who volunteered and helped work at the High School 3.5 Banquet. Thank you for your time and hard work in making this years banquet a success. The students also got to enjoy a delicious meal after working.
Students of the Month for February are:
Saraphina Bouaphakeo, Evan Settlemire, and Zach Niese
William Hamlin, Addisyn Stewart, Emma Hertel, and Annika Davis
Jaxson Rath, Evan Makowski, Cadie Gallo, and Colin Sumerville
Ben Jenkins, Ellie Kate Norman, and Addison Williams
Gavin Kinkle-Stough, Winter Hardy-Flower, Ethan Cook, and Mason Modd
Brady Mabe, Isaiah Higgins, and Sable Siebeneck
Congratulations to the following students who made it on the AR board in March. These students worked hard last month by reading books, taking AR quizzing, and continuing to earn points. Great Job!! Your reading is OUT OF THIS WORLD!!
Seriella Hablitzel-KHO 48.3 points
Alexander Coldren-KST 36.1 points
Trevor Gebhardt-KHO 33.6 points
Grady Latta-KHO 30.8 points
Anna Witte-KHO 28.8 points
Jackson Knepper-1L 105.2 points
Graham Reichenbach-1K 97.9 ponts
Aidan Buddelmeyer-1K 75.3 points
Morgan Kern-1H 73.7 points
Claire Johnson-1W 73.6 points
Andrew Tomlinson-2LM 143.4 points
Jonathan Coldren-2o 121.2 points
Rachel Peterson-2LM 101.2 points
Ryan Maas-2LM 97.4 points
Cadence Gallo-2V 97.4 points
Reagan Knapke-3H 488.7 points
Gabriella Tuttle-3H 233.2 points
Mackenzie Walker-3H 231.5 points
Benjamin Leichty-3H 179.3 points
Donovan Stripe-3W 178.8 points
Nicole Susko-4AB 524.2 points
Emma Schroeder-4AB 425.9 points
Noah Davis-4AB 423.7 points
Gabe St. Amour-4HA 401.8 points
Reese Phillips-4HA 336.1 points
Kaylen Niese 338.0 points
Bethany Todd 261.3 points
Conner Criblez 237.0 points
Alana Subramaniam 228.8 points
RJ Coldren 200.9 points
Liberty-Benton Elementary Students are hosting a Student Art Exhibit for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. The Art Exhibit opened on March 3 at the Findlay Art League located at 117 W. Crawford Street. This annual event is open to students in Findlay and Hancock County Schools.
Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in the 2016 Findlay Art League Exhibition: Allysen Bissell and R.J. Coldren from Fifth Grade; Rianna Lewis and Ty Richardson from Fourth Grade; Abigal Elseser from Third Grade; Caleb Rickle and Noah Rickle from Second Grade; and Evie Stossel from First Grade.
Thank you for representing our school!
Liberty-Benton Elementary students donated money for the Flint Water Crisis. With that money, the Kid’s Care Club was able to purchase 66 cases of water to send to Flint, MI. Tony Rettig and Chad York from Art Van are pictured with a few members of the Kid’s Care Club, Mrs. Gazette, and Kim Cook.