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Developing Reading Fluency: Beginning the End of Unit 2 Assessment

For Teachers 3rd Standards
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...
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Use Phrasing to Improve Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Encourage reading fluency with a lesson that examines the proper use of propositional and introductory phrases. After listening to and discussing an example of someone having trouble reading aloud, scholars obtain a leveled reading...
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Fluency Passages, 4th Grade

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
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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Reading Fluency Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learn the basics behind teaching reading fluency. With descriptions of both direct and indirect fluency instruction and practice, this article also includes a few lessons teachers can put to use in their classroom today. 
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Ready . . . Set . . . Read! Teaching Reading Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Fluency Activities for Lower Levels

For Teachers K - 3rd
Readers participate in activities designed to increase their fluency with language. They collaborate in small groups to complete stem sentences about themselves. They write facts about themselves and answer questions asked by the other...
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Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
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Language Arts: Racing for Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students improve fluency through drills to increase quickness and smoothness. In pairs, they practice reading sentences out loud, each time increasing their fluency. Finally, students play a game of timed readings using a stop watch to...
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Reading With Fluency And Expression

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Practice makes perfect, and this lesson provides a rubric to prove it! To improve their ability to read with fluency and expression, readers listen to a series of online stories in order to hear how a well-read story should sound. They...
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Developing Expression and Fluency through Recognition of Punctuation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice reading with expression and fluency by recognizing the importance of punctuation. The class listens to the teacher read a passage aloud using proper expression. They identify the types of punctuation in the passage and discuss...
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Reader's Theater Flip Video Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students practice fluency. In this reader's theater lesson, students practice their fluency by rehearsing a script with their group. Once the group is ready, they create a background and props and are videotaped performing their script.
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Fluency Is Too Cool for School

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does a successful reader sound like? Help readers gain fluency and become successful readers through repeated readings of given poems. They use the cover-up method to help them decode new words and chart their progress as they...
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Third Grade Fluency Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read passages of text in an effort to improve their fluency and reading comprehension. In this language arts lesson plan, 3rd graders read passages that are at their reading level, and attempt to increase their number of...
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Remember what you read!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Practice the strategy of story grammar to improve reading comprehension. Upper graders make an outline of the main elements of the stories Little Red Riding Hood and At Her Majesty's Request by Walter Dean Walters. Each learner is...
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Running for Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
After discussing how reading with fluency can enhance the text, students listen as their partner completes a one-minute drill and practice improved fluency in pairs. Each student's progress is recorded on a chart to be handed in to the...
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Reading Connected Text Accuracy (Passage)

For Teachers K
Use some of these 80-word passages to practice reading fluency with your beginners. Project the text so all learners can see it, pointing to each word as scholars recite them one at a time. Warn readers of irregularly spelled words by...
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Fluency and Comprehension

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners complete activities to build their word fluency. In this word study lesson, students complete various activities at the provided links to build their vocabulary and improve their reading comprehension.
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Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
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Kites are Slow, Reading is Fast

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Speed read with your third, fourth, and fifth graders. Learners pair up and work together to improve their oral fluency. Use the technique of covering up unknown words to isolate the vowel and decode the word. There's a sheet included to...
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1, 2, 3, Read!

For Teachers K - 1st
Explain to your readers a variety of decoding strategies to improve their reading fluency. They observe the teacher modeling blending, then in pairs take turns reading the book Clifford the Big Red Dog. Learners then time each other...
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Are your beginning readers trying to build fluency? Use this activity to teach them how to monitor their reading fluency. First they get a sentence to practice with, reading it to their partner once and rereading it silently five times....
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Third Grade Fluency Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for an activity to increase fluency? Third graders will practice reading comprehension by expanding their reading level. They will demonstrate for their teacher their current reading level and then decide on a goal to be reached...
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Dive Into Reading

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners observe and demonstrate various reading strategies to improve their reading fluency. The teacher first models smooth speech. In pairs, pupils take turns reading from the book Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea by Cynthia...
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Developing Expression and Fluency Through Recognition of Punctuation : Reading Comprehension, Oral Reading, Grammar

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do we use punctuation marks? Start the class by reading a short passage aloud, using correct punctuation. Then, hand out a copy of the passage to each child and have them find the punctuation marks. After studying the punctuation...