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2,281 reviewed resources for reading fluency

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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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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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Lightning Literacy: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 4th
To assist young learners in gaining an understanding of how to read with expression, read the play The Legend of Lightning Larry by Aaron Shepard. Assign each student a part from the play and allow them to rehearse for several days...
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Oh, Alexander!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Show young learners the difference between reading in monotone and reading with emotion through reading a short passage in both manners. While listening to a partner read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, kids...
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It's All About Expression: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In an engaging anticipatory set, the teacher uses several different strategies to activate prior knowledge about reading with expression, including using sentence strips (that must be prepped ahead of time) to show different moods. The...
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I Feel the Need to Read!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This series of activities lets the class observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for decoding and reading fluently with expression. They listen to the teacher read passages from If You Give a Pig a Pancake with and without...
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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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Assessing Reading Fluency Using the Flip Video

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
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...
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The Little Children That Can: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Get ready to boost fluency in the classroom with this instructional activity geared toward elementary readers. Listening to the first half of The Little Engine That Could,  learners focus on how voice changes create expression. They then...
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Race into Fluency!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Elementary learners practice reading short passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs to do repeated readings of Jane and Babe, recording their times. They switch roles and time one another in an effort to decrease the amount...
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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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Language Arts: Racing for Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners 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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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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Reading (Fluency)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Emerging readers practice reading fluency. First, they listen to the teacher and classmates model fluent reading, and then they practice fluent oral reading with a partner. To close the day, they participate in a Reader's Theatre based...
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Fluency: Read Regular Words

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders engage in a timed choral reading activity to practice reading with accuracy and fluency. The teacher starts the timer and taps a reading rhythm on the desk as the class reads a series of words in unison. When the time is...
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Fluency Instructional Routine: Read Regular Words

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
How many words can you read in one minute? Practice reading fluency, speed, and accuracy with this scaffolded lesson plan. This offers a full script if you need it, however it can also be utilized as an outline. Demonstrate the activity...
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Reading Connected Text Fluency (Passage)

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice makes perfect when it comes to reading fluency! Walk your emerging readers through a familiar passage, slowly pointing to each word to keep every learner with you. While looking at a projected passage, scholars read one word at...
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Advanced Phonics Redux Fluency

For Teachers 1st
After being introduced to words with advanced phonics features, the teacher presents the whole class with a stack of cards containing both new and familiar words. As each card is presented, the teacher says the word and recites the rule...
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I Read, You Point

For Teachers K - 1st
Build that sight word recognition and early reading fluency with this interesting activity. Working in pairs, learners read as many high frequency words as they can in a given amount of time. Peer one reads a word from his list, and peer...
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Guided Reading with David's Drawings by Cathryn Falwell

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a guided reading lesson. In this guided reading lesson, 1st graders read David's Drawings by Cathryn Falwell, which is a realistic fiction book on the DRA:16 level. They determine the author's message, and...
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Choral Reading

For Teachers K - 1st
Set up beginning readers into choral reading groups to aid with fluency. Although this is a simple concept, it is an effective one. Scholars each have a copy of the text and one begins reading as the rest of the group choral reads along....
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Guided Reading: African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Using the nonfiction book African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, learners read segments about the origin and perpetuation of slavery in the colonies. Reading comprehension is assessed as the class discusses the text, and explores...
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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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