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
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 instructional activity 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 100 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 13 Views 88 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dividing Words Into Syllables to Develop Reading Fluency
Third graders participate in reader theater activities using Verna Aardema's book, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, in order to develop reading fluency and increase vocabulary. They practice reading multiple-syllable words, complete a graphic organizer, write an essay, and take an online quiz.
3rd Language Arts 34 Views 168 Downloads
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 21 Views 221 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Iroquois Poetry
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 8 Views 7 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 175 Views 126 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 155 Views 109 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Flying High in the Reading Sky
Students examine the importance of reading with fluency and expression in this lesson. They listen as the teacher reads the book "What Will the Seal Eat" first smoothly and with expression, and then slow, choppy, and without expression. The students discuss the advantages of reading with expression.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Pathway To Fluent Reading! Growing Independence And Fluency in Reading
Students examine how reading fluency influences their understanding and enjoyment of a teacher read aloud. They listen as the teacher models choppy reading, and then read the same passage with fluency. Working with a partner, they participate in time rereading of a passage while the partner records the number of pages read.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 20 Downloads
Speedy, Speedy Students Reading Fast
Students review basic reading decoding. Given books at their independent reading level, they read independently and with several different partners to increase reading fluency. They see how many more words per minute they can read after more and more practice.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
Learners observe and demonstrate various reading decoding strategies to improve their reading fluency. In pairs, they take turns reading sentences outloud to each other, with the goal of reading them more quickly each time. Students then time each other while reading the book "Eat My Dust!
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 55 Downloads
Quiet As A Mouse
Students observe and demonstrate how to read silently. As a class they discuss the importance of silent reading and how to select a book appropriate for their own reading level. They demonstrate reading silently, and write a summary of their selected book in their reading journal.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads