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Ch 11: Teaching Reading Fluency

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The engaging lessons in this short chapter ensure you fully understand how to teach reading fluency. Test your knowledge of this important skill and improve your ability to excel on an upcoming test or certification exam by taking mini quizzes and a practice exam.

Teaching Reading Fluency - Chapter Summary

Study the basics of teaching reading fluency with help from this online chapter. Entertaining lessons delve into strategies for teaching automaticity, improving reading comprehension, measuring students' accuracy and more. Once you've completed this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:

  • List factors that influence reading fluency
  • Describe the process of developing prosody in reading
  • Share strategies for teaching and improving fluency
  • Explain how teaching reading fluency can improve reading comprehension
  • Discuss the use of assessments to measure students' accuracy, rate and prosody levels

Enjoy the ability to study the basics of teaching reading fluency while at home or anywhere you can access an Internet connection. All lessons in this chapter are available to view using a tablet, smartphone or computer. Strengthen your knowledge of this subject using the lessons, and gauge your comprehension by taking multiple-choice quizzes. If you need to clarify any details presented in this chapter, don't hesitate to submit questions to our experts.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Teaching Reading Fluency
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Factors That Influence Reading Fluency

1. Factors That Influence Reading Fluency

Many things go into making a good reader, from word recognition to fluency. How does fluency factor in? This lesson defines and outlines the components of a fluent reader and shows how fluency changes in different situations.

How to Develop Prosody in Reading

2. How to Develop Prosody in Reading

Prosody is an important part of fluency in reading. This lesson will help you understand more about what prosody is, as well as how to help your students develop it.

Strategies for Improving Students' Reading Fluency

3. Strategies for Improving Students' Reading Fluency

Learning to read includes more than just decoding words. Students need to build fluency to be solid readers. How can teachers help? This lesson outlines several strategies to help students improve fluency in reading.

Strategies for Teaching Automaticity & Fluency

4. Strategies for Teaching Automaticity & Fluency

Learn why fluency is important to reading comprehension and what strategies the experts recommend to improve a reader's accuracy, speed, and rhythm. You'll find out the basics of repeated reading and other techniques for teaching fluency.

Teaching Reading Fluency to Improve Reading Comprehension

5. Teaching Reading Fluency to Improve Reading Comprehension

Fluency is one of the key pillars of good reading instruction. This lesson will give you some ideas about teaching fluency and explain how fluency enhances reading comprehension.

Measuring Students' Accuracy, Rate & Prosody Levels Through Assessments

6. Measuring Students' Accuracy, Rate & Prosody Levels Through Assessments

Measuring a student's reading requires a close look at several components, such as accuracy, rate, and prosody. What are these things, and how are they assessed? This lesson outlines ways to select or design an assessment that measures these components of reading.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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