Quiz 4: Fluency and VocabularyFLUENCY1.How would you define fluency, as written in the article (International Literacy Association, 2018: Reading Fluently Does Not Mean Reading Fast) “Defining Fluency”According to the article, “International Literacy Association, 2018: Reading Fluently Does Not Mean Reading Fast)”fluency is defined as a reasonably accurate reading, at an appropriate rate, with suitable expression, that leads to accurate and deep comprehensions and motivation to read. In their definition they include that three elements are critical in fluency: accuracy, rate, and expression. Each of these elements, therefore, must be understood in turn. (a) Write the competencies that connect to FluencyThe competencies aligned to fluency are number three in the elementary education K-6 education.# 3 Identify the components of reading fluency (e.g., accuracy, automaticity, rate, prosody).(b) Write the standards that connect to Fluency.The standards aligned to fluency are LAFS.1.RF.4.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.a. Read on-level text with purpose and understanding. The alphanumeric coding scheme haschanged – Language Arts Common Core (LACC) is now Language Arts Florida Standards(LAFS) Amended Standardb. Read on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successivereadings.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading asnecessary.2.What is the difference between fluency and automaticity? (Article: Fluency An Introduction)In the article “Fluency An Introduction“automaticity is the fast, effortless word recognition that includes allowing students to practice read to make reading more automatic, rapid, and effortless. Meaning that automaticity emphasizes on the readers accuracy and speed while fluency highlights on the expression in order to comprehend what is being read. 3.Define each fluency element, showing a great deal of understanding: (Refer to the CORE Textbook and “Reading Fluency Does Not Mean Reading Fast)a.Accuracy: According to our CORE textbook accuracy is the ability to recognize or decode words correctly. The CORE textbook says that a student must have understanding of the alphabetic principle, ability to blend sounds, and knowledge of high frequency words. Reading Fluency Does Not Mean Reading Fast explains accuracy as the foundation of reading fluency. It is when a reader is able to identify words accurately which requires knowledge of the alphabetic principle.
b.Rate: According to our CORE textbook rate is how quickly and accurately one reads a connected text. It is measured as the number of words read correctly per minute. Reading Fluency Does Not Mean Reading Fast defines rate to how the text being decoded and recognized which is linked to the speed in which it is being done.