Strategy of the Month
JUST WHAT IS FLUENCY?
Reading fluency is reading with accuracy, automaticity & comprehension as well as using appropriate phrasing and prosody (expression/enthusiasm).
Modeling through read-alouds, is a great way to help students develop reading fluency. Below are a few more ideas you may want to try.
BUILDING FLUENCY THROUGH MUSIC
You can always find a song that relates to a topic you're studying, or find a song that has words with certain patterns related to your word work for the week.
BUILDING FLUENCY THROUGH POETRY
Again, find poems that relate to what you're studying to make them meaningful.
BUILDING FLUENCY THROUGH READER'S THEATER
Hint: Try searching a certain topic & reader's theater to find something specific