Reading Fluency Teacher Resources
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Ready . . . Set . . . Read! Teaching Reading Fluency
There are many activities and lesson ideas that teachers can use to reinforce reading fluency skills. This article brings a variety of strategies to light, including how to incorporate fluency instruction within novel units and independent book projects.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Podcasting for Reading Fluency
Nothing helps you identify your reading fluency like hearing yourself read aloud! Increase reading fluency and expression by having young learners podcast a weekly high interest piece of literature. Assign a different star or featured reader each week.
1st - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Developing Reading Fluency: Beginning the End of Unit 2 Assessment
Third graders continue to develop their reading fluency in preparation for their assessment in the tenth lesson plan of this unit. Young readers are provided with a short passage on Helen Keller, which they use while working in pairs reading and providing feedback on each other's fluency.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 125 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Practice reading fluency, analyze poetry, and cover social studies topics with a study of the Iroquois poem "Magic Formula." Included here is some historical background, a short vocabulary list, extension ideas, fluency activities, and two worksheets.
4th - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Assessing Reading Fluency Using the Flip Video
Utilizing a video camera, learners will read a story while being recorded. Later, they analyze the footage. After identifying their strengths and weaknesses with the teacher, they discuss reading fluency techniques. Adaptation: Instead of working with the teacher, pair-up, provide constructive criticism guidelines, and have peers provide feedback.
1st - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 221 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: Stone Soup
Enhance your recipe for developing reading fluency with this printable version of the folk tale "Stone Soup". Supporting emergent readers with engaging illustrations, this mini-book is an excellent resource for advancing the reading skills of young learners.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 14 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Nightingale
Engage emergent readers in a literature unit on fairy tales with this printable version of "The Nightingale." Including dialogue, multisyllabic words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this book is ideal for developing the reading fluency of second and third grade students.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Three Little Pigs
Engage young learners in developing their reading fluency with their very own copy of The Three Little Pigs. Including a series fun illustrations, children will have a hard time putting this book down.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Gingerbread Man
Present young readers with the gift of literature by giving them this printable version of the classic fairy tale "The Gingerbread Man". Including clear illustrations and a repetitive structure, this story will engage and support children as they develop their reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Spider and the Beehive
Anansi the spider teaches young readers the importance of sharing with others in this fun African folktale. Offering clear illustrations and repetitive structure, this printable book is ideal for developing children's reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Developing Reading Fluency: Criteria for Reading Aloud
Third graders develop their reading superpowers in a lesson on fluency. After first listening to an audio recording or teacher read aloud, the class works together identifying criteria for fluent reading, focusing on phrasing, rate, punctuation, and expression.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 215 Views 138 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Developing Reading Fluency: Selecting a Text and Practicing Reading Aloud
Young readers continue to strengthen their fluency skills with a text of their choosing. The teacher first engages the class with an audio recording or read-aloud of a short poem, modeling for children how to read fluently. Next it's game time, as the class plays charades or taboo in order to reinforce the fluency vocabulary phrasing, rate, punctuation, and expression.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 191 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based on the verses.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Washington’s Farewell Speech
Practice reading fluency with a Reader's Theater performance based on Washington's Farewell Address. The teacher begins by reading a few paragraphs from the address and talking about mood and expression with the class. Groups of five then practice and perform the script included here, paying attention to tone of voice and expressive emphasis.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes information about the man and excerpts from his famous speech, "I Have a Dream.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Farmer and the Leprechaun
Support the reading fluency of young learners with this fun printable book. The resource tells the story of a farmer who was outsmarted by a leprechaun, and is bound to engage children in improving their reading skills.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
How Women Earned a Living
Develop reading fluency while learning about what women did for work in the early 1900s. Class members learn a bit about the time period, study vocabulary, and read the text, "Piecework" by Marie Ganz, several times, eventually recording themselves to hear their own reading out loud.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable