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The Best Resources On Reading Fluency (Including How To Measure It)

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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.

Here goes:

Now for posts on reading fluency:

“Webcam Research Helps Kids Improve Reading Fluency”

Measuring Reading Fluency

“FluencyTutor” Could Be A Useful Tool For Students To See Their Reading Progress

Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution

Talking To Students About Their Reading (& Their Data)

Reservations About Christian Science Monitor Column On “Slow Reading Movement”

Latest Results Of Our Home Computer Project

Assessments Are In For The Home Computer Project

Latest Assessment Results From Family Literacy Project

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.


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.

I Knew Encouraging Oral Reading Fluency Was Important, But I Didn’t Realize It Was This Important….

Oral Reading In The Mainstream & ELL Classroom

From 8 to 80 in Two Years: How Fluency Drives Students Toward Comprehension is from Teach Learn Grow.

Study: “You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud”

Fast Talkers: Are Kids Getting the Right Message About Good Reading? is from Teach Learn Grow.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

One Comment

  1. Thanks, thanks and thanks again. Very useful page with links to pages with links to very useful sites! Thanks! Anyway, reviewing all of them will take about zillion years 🙂

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