ERIC Number: ED489490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr
Partnering for Fluency. Tools for Teaching Literacy Series
Moskal, Mary Kay; Blachowicz, Camille
Fluency instruction can be seamlessly incorporated into any elementary classroom with the help of this indispensable guide. Provided are fluency development ideas that are effective and motivating, including whole-class and small-group lessons, student-managed activities, and procedures involving classroom volunteers. The emphasis on partner-based learning and the wealth of practical applications make this book unique. Teachers will also appreciate the many real-life examples, tips from other practitioners, and recommended resources. Special features include reproducible assessment tools. This book is part of the Tools for Teaching Literacy Series, edited by Donna Ogle and Camille Blachowicz, and contains the following chapters: (1) A Brief Look at Oral Reading Fluency; (2) The Research Base; (3) Fluency Assessment; (4) Preparing for Fluency Instruction; (5) Fluency Lessons; (6) Student Partners for Fluency Development; (7) Volunteer Partners for Fluency Development; (8) Resources for Fluency Instruction; and (9) Fluency as a Focus for Teacher Learning.
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Elementary Education, Volunteers, Group Activities, Class Activities, Learner Controlled Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Resources, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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