Reading fluently

Reading fluency is the ability to read quickly, accurately and with the right expression. Fluent readers understand what they read.  Ginny Osewalt

We do not want our students to sound like robots as they read. This is word by word reading, and it does not help the students to put the the words together in a meaningful way (like talking). I have written a previous post called Why do we want students to be fluent readers?

Here is a link to some strategies to improve the fluency of reading –

fluency7 Ways to Improve Reading Fluency

I think the following tips are the most valuable for our students and you might like to try them at home:

1 Model fluent reading

2 Try guided practice

3 Read together

4 Try repeated readings

7 Praise meaningfully

From the website: Understood for learning & attention issues

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