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Cold Reading- How to cold read.  Want to be a hit at the next party? Cold reading is a classic trick used by magicians, soothsayers, TV psychics, and other entertainers and charlatans. By asking a person the right questions, listening carefully, and making a guess or two, you can convince even many skeptics that you really are able to communicate with the spirit world.

Cold Read

Cold Reading- How to cold read. Want to be a hit at the next party? Cold reading is a classic trick used by magicians, soothsayers, TV psychics, and other entertainers and charlatans. By asking a person the right questions, listening carefully, and making a guess or two, you can convince even many skeptics that you really are able to communicate with the spirit world.

FREEBIE Reading Fluency Progress Trackers-- Improve fluency and get students involved in self-monitoring their reading. Give students a one-minute timed cold read. Have them chart the words read per minute. Then, practice re-reading. Finally, time them again for their one-minute hot read, and chart that number. A Peach for the Teach

FREEBIE Reading Fluency Progress Trackers-- Improve fluency and get students involved in self-monitoring their reading. Give students a one-minute timed cold read. Have them chart the words read per minute. Then, practice re-reading. Finally, time them again for their one-minute hot read, and chart that number. A Peach for the Teach

13 Tips for Better Self-Taping. Good advice, except I don't have a smartphone...

13 Tips for Better Self-Taping. Good advice, except I don't have a smartphone...

3 mn Video - Setting Up for Success on a Cold Read - Warming Up Before Reading (Non-Fiction)

Bright Ideas: Setting Up for Success on a Cold Read - Warming Up Before Reading

3 mn Video - Setting Up for Success on a Cold Read - Warming Up Before Reading (Non-Fiction)

Man speaking to actor sitting on stage - Ryan McVay/Stone/Getty Images

How can you prepare for doing a cold reading during an audition?

Man speaking to actor sitting on stage - Ryan McVay/Stone/Getty Images

Theater Basics: How to Cold Read for an Audition

How can you prepare for doing a cold reading during an audition?

Cold Read? Warm Read? Hot Read? Using each type of reading can help teachers create strong, independent readers through lessons, practice, and refinement.

Cold Read? Warm Read? Hot Read? What does it all mean?

Cold Read? Warm Read? Hot Read? Using each type of reading can help teachers create strong, independent readers through lessons, practice, and refinement.

Most ‘experts’ who talk about actors “making choices” haven’t a clue what a  “choice” actually is, nor how to properly compose and execute one. This is  true both in the audition room and on set. Casting directors and film/TV  directors will often tell actors to “make a stronger choice” not really  knowing what exactly they mean by that. Essentially they’re saying, “show  me something I like better.” I often see this in instructions for actors  for submitting a taped audition. It’s one of…

4 Tips for Making the Winning Audition Choice

Most ‘experts’ who talk about actors “making choices” haven’t a clue what a “choice” actually is, nor how to properly compose and execute one. This is true both in the audition room and on set. Casting directors and film/TV directors will often tell actors to “make a stronger choice” not really knowing what exactly they mean by that. Essentially they’re saying, “show me something I like better.” I often see this in instructions for actors for submitting a taped audition. It’s one of…

Fluency Practice. Tracking Fluency. Hot reads and cold reads. .....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

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Fluency Practice. Tracking Fluency. Hot reads and cold reads. .....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

“It’s so HOT,” said everyone, every day, for the last three weeks. So hot that reading scenes from Victorian novels where members of polite society stay inside with the windows covered and don’t move because it’s so hot seems totally, … Continued.

Cold Reads for a Hot Summer

“It’s so HOT,” said everyone, every day, for the last three weeks. So hot that reading scenes from Victorian novels where members of polite society stay inside with the windows covered and don’t move because it’s so hot seems totally, … Continued.

er school, you play all types—you stretch, you play characters twice your age, and even switch genders (Just me?). If you are like me, you p...

er school, you play all types—you stretch, you play characters twice your age, and even switch genders (Just me?). If you are like me, you p...

Are you curious about your own nutritional strengths/weaknesses? Below are just a few common clues your body gives you: Pale lower inner eyelid/pale coloring under the tongue: Pale lower inner eyelids and a pale coloring under the tongue can suggest an iron deficiency and/or anemia. This is especially true if accompanied by a sensitivity to cold...Read More »

Are you silently sick? 11 Quick At-Home Tests Reveal How Healthy You Really Are!

Are you curious about your own nutritional strengths/weaknesses? Below are just a few common clues your body gives you: Pale lower inner eyelid/pale coloring under the tongue: Pale lower inner eyelids and a pale coloring under the tongue can suggest an iron deficiency and/or anemia. This is especially true if accompanied by a sensitivity to cold...Read More »

"I never studied acting, yet the first time I auditioned and did a cold reading, I surprised everyone for my honesty and limpidity. They told me I could play any role because I have no walls, I don’t put anything between me and the character I have to play." -Jennifer Lawrence

"I never studied acting, yet the first time I auditioned and did a cold reading, I surprised everyone for my honesty and limpidity. They told me I could play any role because I have no walls, I don’t put anything between me and the character I have to play." -Jennifer Lawrence

Only $1 for 1st and 2nd grades.  ELA and Math St. Patrick's day resource.  Unit Includes: roll and cover game addition and subtraction even and odd decoding nonfiction cold read creative writing templates acrostic poetry

St. Patrick's Day ELA and Math activities

Only $1 for 1st and 2nd grades. ELA and Math St. Patrick's day resource. Unit Includes: roll and cover game addition and subtraction even and odd decoding nonfiction cold read creative writing templates acrostic poetry