ERIC Number: ED494226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Fluency: Strategies & Assessments. Third Edition
Johns, Jerry L.; Berglund, Roberta L.
International Reading Association (NJ3)
This book presents numerous practical strategies and assessment tools teachers can use immediately to strengthen students' fluency skills in regular classrooms and in resource rooms. This new third edition offers: (1) Concise answers to teachers' questions; (2) Evidence-based strategies; (3) Practical activities; (4) Resources to develop students' fluency at various grade levels; and (5) Graded passages, related resources, and reproducible fluency record sheets, scales, and rubrics to help teachers monitor students' progress over time. This book begins with "A Quick Orientation to Fluency" and information about the authors, followed by three parts: (1) Questions and Answers about Fluency; (2) Evidence-Based Strategies, Activities, and Resources; and (3) Passages and Resources for Fluency Checks. An appendix; list of references; and an index are also included. [This book was co-published with Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.]
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Reading Fluency, Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction, Measurement Techniques, Independent Reading, Reading Improvement
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.