Activities that Promote Reading Fluency

Instructor: Tara Schofield
Learning to read can be a fun and exciting experience for young students. Providing activities that promote reading fluency helps to improve a child's skill.

How You Can Promote Reading Fluency

Preparing activities that promote reading fluency is an important part of children learning to love reading. As part of your planning, consider implementing the concept of E-A-R-S.


Teach your kids EARS:

Expression - Moving the tone of their voice up and down

Accuracy - Pronouncing the words correctly and reading the words in the text

Rate of Speed - Keeping the pace appropriate, not too slow or not too fast

Smooth - Reading with a smooth, steady voice

Explain the value and importance of expression in their voice when they read out loud, being accurate in their reading, having an appropriate rate that is not too slow or too fast, and keeping the pace smooth. These key elements will help them to be more fluent in their reading and enjoy reading that much more.

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