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Fifth grade students have had plenty of experience reading aloud, but at this age, they can be reluctant to practice this important skill. Giving your child the task of writing to convey an emotion and then asking them to read their writing aloud gives them the opportunity to become a better reader and speaker. By strengthening their oral communication skills, students become confident speakers, whether they are speaking one-on-one or to an audience. Here’s a great activity that will bring out the performer in your child!