I’ve published a zillion “Best” lists that are reading-related. I’ve also published quite a few posts on reading fluency, though I’ve never gathered them together.
So, first, I’ll share some of the most useful lists about reading. Then, I’ll share links to my fluency-related posts.
- The Best Websites To Help Beginning Readers
- The Best Websites For Beginning Older Readers
- The Best Websites For Intermediate Readers
- The Best Sites To Teach ELL’s About Libraries
- The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories
- The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary
- The Best Sources For Free & Accessible Printable Books
- The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary
- The Best Sites For Creating Sentence Scrambles
- The Best Sites For Creating Personalized “Newspapers” Online
The Best Collections Of Funny Signs (For Use In English Classes)
My Best Posts On Books: Why They’re Important & How To Help Students Select, Read, Write & Discuss Them
The Best Resources Documenting The Effectiveness of Free Voluntary Reading
The Best Articles & Sites For Teachers & Students To Learn About Phonics
A Beginning List Of The Best Folklore & Myth Sites
The Best Sites For Learning About The Alphabet
The Best Fun Videos About Books & Reading
The Best Resources For World Read Aloud Day
- The Best English-Language News Sites With An “Ethnic” Focus — Help Me Identify More
The Best Resources For World Literacy Day
- The Best Posts & Articles About Why Book “Leveling” Is A Bad Idea
- A Collection Of “Best…” Lists On Vocabulary Development
- The Best Resources On “Close Reading” — Help Me Find More
Now for posts on reading fluency:
Reading Recs is a new feature of the extraordinary site, SAS Curriculum Pathways. It’s a new tool that allows students to orally read and record passages that teachers can listen to at a later time.
Oral Reading Fluency Passage Generator | Copy paste any online text and get line-by-line word count! http://t.co/M7T0pkOoNm
— Jim Bentley (@Curiosity_Films) September 11, 2015
Dade Schools in Florida have created a massive collection of fluency tools for Ss. http://t.co/bIGvHcYwSV
— Jim Bentley (@Curiosity_Films) September 10, 2015
Fluency Instruction: Building Bridges from Decoding to Comprehension is another useful post from Russ on Reading.
Using CBMs for Quick Assessment of Progress in English Language Development is a useful article by Rita Platt and John Wolfe about fluency assessments for ELLs.
ELLs and Reading Fluency in English is from Colorin Colorado.
From 8 to 80 in Two Years: How Fluency Drives Students Toward Comprehension is from Teach Learn Grow.
Fast Talkers: Are Kids Getting the Right Message About Good Reading? is from Teach Learn Grow.
Prosody as a factor in reading comprehension (open) https://t.co/4M4Hy2oqIz
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) January 18, 2018
When Readers Struggle: Fluency is from Russ On Reading.
Making Decisions about Which Intervention is Best: A Case Study is by Timothy Shanahan.
Reading Fluently Does Not Mean Reading Fast is from The International Literacy Association.
8 variations on repeated reading for fluency help keep students engaged is from Education Research.
ORF! Reading Growth Is about More Than Speed is by Rita Platt.