Fluency Passages, 4th Grade

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Support your fourth graders on the long and difficult journey to fluent reading with this collection of reading passages. Designed as fluency assessments, these short texts help students of varying abilities improve their reading skills.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use these reading passages as one-on-one fluency assessments to monitor student growth throughout the year
  • Pair up students and have them practice reading these passages to each another
Classroom Considerations
  • Note that the reading passage associated with this URL is designated as the Easy reading level
  • While designed for fourth graders, these passages can also be used with advanced third graders or fifth graders needing extra support with fluency
  • Includes a total of 12 fluency passages that are categorized as either Easy, Average, or Advanced reading levels
  • Two reading comprehension questions are included with each passage
  • Resource does not include instructions for assessing reading fluency