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Understanding and Assessing Fluency

Let's cut through the buzz around fluency and review what reading fluency is, why it is essential to ensure that our students have sufficient …

Teaching

Creating Fluent Readers - Educational Leadership

Defining reading fluency may help clarify the issue. Successful reading requires readers to process the text (the surface level of reading) and …

Developing Fluent Readers

With an understanding of what fluency is and how to assess it, let's turn to the questions that teachers are always most interested in: What should …

Teaching

Strategies to Assess and Increase Reading Fluency

+2<p>National Institute for Literacy (nifl.gov)<p>Fluency is the ability to read a text accurately, quickly, and with proper expression and comprehension. …

Reading Fluency and Instruction

As the importance of fluency in reading ability has been recognized more educators are including a fluency component in their reading education …

Teaching

Top 10 Tips for Building Fluent Readers

We have all heard about the shift that happens, usually between second and third grade, when students (should) go from learning to read to reading to …

Fluency: Instructional Guidelines and Student Activities

Guidelines for instruction<p>Provide children with opportunities to read and reread a range of stories and informational texts by reading on their own, …

Teaching

5 Surefire Strategies for Developing Reading Fluency

Have you ever watched students struggle with what you know to be a great book, just perfect for their age and development? Without fluency, the world …

Develop Fluency Using Content-Based Texts

Fluency is the missing piece of the reading puzzle for many older students. They can decode, but they cannot do it automatically and accurately …

Common Questions About Fluency

The four most common questions about reading fluency are:<p>What is it?<br>• Why do so many struggling readers have great difficulty in becoming fluent …