ERIC Number: ED481962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
A Focus on Fluency. Research-Based Practices in Early Reading Series.
Osborn, Jean; Lehr, Fran
Intended for practitioners, this is the first booklet in the Research-Based Practices in Early Reading series published by the Regional Educational Laboratory at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning. The 31-page booklet summarizes research on fluency and fluency instruction and describes strategies for fluency instruction. It also explains various ways of conducting repeated oral reading, the use of independent silent reading, an integrated fluency instruction approach, the role of texts, and fluency assessment. (Contains 64 references.) (RS)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Literature Reviews, Primary Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Fluency, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Sustained Silent Reading, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.