Fluency is one of the 5 Big Ideas in Reading. Fluency is necessary for students to comprehend what they are reading. Students need to read in order to become fluent but we know that struggling readers spend less time reading. They not only struggle with fluency but also with comprehension. Themes help to build fluency as students learn targeted vocabulary that they will use in a variety of activities with multiple exposures.
I created a new unit: "At the Beach Fluency Activities" which scaffolds fluency activities from reading words, phrases, sentences, reading texts, a poem, and readers theater. Each new activity builds on the one before to insure student success. There are assessments for reading words, phrases, sentences, and texts at the K and 1st grade levels and Student Progress Graphs for Repeated Readings. Just click on the picture below to download the Preview file to see all the activities and materials in the unit.
Here is a freebie from my unit: Picture/Sentence Fluency Activity. It is a pair activity where one student holds up a picture and the other student has to find the sentence that describes the picture and read the sentence. Once all the picture and sentence cards are matched the students will switch places.
Just click on the picture below to download your free fluency activity.
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