Techniques for Assessing Student Fluency


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Which of the following is not usually considered a component of fluency?

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1. When assessing a student's reading rate, what do you want to watch out for?

2. What might it mean if a child is reading very slowly?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We've made it easy to see how well you know different techniques for assessing student fluency with this quiz/worksheet combo. Here you'll answer questions about topics like tols that assess students' expression and the type of question to ask when checking a student's prosody.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this handy quiz to see if you understand:

  • Components of fluency
  • Useful tools for assessing students' expression
  • Assessing a student's reading rate
  • What to ask when assessing a student's prosody
  • What it might mean if a child is reading very slowly

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is not usually considered a component of fluency
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on techniques for assessing student fluency
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what to be careful of when assessing a student's reading rate

Additional Learning

Our professionally written lesson titled Techniques for Assessing Student Fluency is a helpful way to learn more about this subject. After completing this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the relationship between fluency and comprehension
  • Detail the two strategies that can be used to assess reading rate
  • Define prosody and its connection with phrasing