Oral Fluency & Its Relationship to Reading Comprehension


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Oral fluency refers to speaking and reading aloud with smoothness, ease, and correct _____.

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1. Decoding slows down comprehension by _____.

2. Oral fluency contributes to, but is not sufficient for, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are available to help you see how much you remember about oral fluency and its relationship to reading comprehension. The meaning of oral fluency and how decoding slows down comprehension are some topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see just how much you know about:

  • How decoding works
  • A strategy for enhancing oral fluency
  • Requirements of reading comprehension
  • What oral fluency refers to

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what oral fluency contributes to (but is not equal to)
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson about the relationship between oral fluency and reading comprehension
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how decoding actually works and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See what else you can learn by working through the accompanying lesson called Oral Fluency & Its Relationship to Reading Comprehension. Some goals you can complete using this lesson include:

  • Define 'prosody'
  • Determine how oral fluency works in reading comprehension
  • Identify ways to help with the development of oral fluency
  • Explain what automaticity is
  • Review practices like slide and glide and table-assisted reading
  • Learn about print awareness