University of Iowa

Foundational Skills: Fluency

Oral Reading Fluency Reflection Guide

This guide provides traits/skills of fluent readers and questions to help students identify their own strengths, weaknesses, and things to improve on in the future.

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Oral Reading Fluency Goal Setting Template

Students choose from reading strategies and positive behaviors to set goals for improving their oral reading fluency during a Repeated Reading session.

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Varied Practice Passages for Improving Reading Fluency

PDF icon Varied Practice Passages for Improving Reading Fluency

These Varied Practice passages provide an alternative to Repeated Reading for fluency practice. Rather than reading the same assigned practice three times in succession, as would be done in Repeated Reading, students read three different passages that use similar words.

Examiner Error in Curriculum-Based Measurement of Oral Reading

Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Although curriculum based measures of oral reading (CBM-R) have strong technical adequacy, there is still a reason to believe that student performance may be influenced by factors of the testing situation, such as errors examiners make in administering and scoring the test. This study examined the construct-irrelevant variance introduced by examiners using a cross-classified multilevel model.

Support Reading Fluency At Home-Part 1

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: February 5, 2016
Reading fluency is not just about reading with pace. Accuracy and expression are important as well. Review a reading activity to do at home to improve fluency.