Fluency and Comprehension-RED3309

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Fluency and Comprehension RED 3309
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Fluency Components Assessing Fluency stages Fluency checks 
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What is Fluency ? Fluency is the ability to read efficiently And it is a bridge to comprehension   (Richard Allington, 2009)
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What is Fluency ? Fluency is the ability to reading  with speed accuracy and  expression 
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Components of Fluency Fluency involves three components  Accuracy Speed Prosody
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Components of Fluency Accuracy Turn and tell a partner your definition of  accuracy  The ability to recognize  familiar  words automatically with out  any conscious thought 
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Accuracy Students read text successfully when they  know at least 95% of the words 19 out of 20 words 95 of every 100 words Allington says readers should know 98- 99% of the words to be considered  fluent 
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Speed Reading speed refers to the rate at which  the students read To read fluently students need to orally  read at least 100 words a minute  Most students reach this goal by third  grade 
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Speed Reading rate continues to grow  By sixth grade they'll read 150 words per minute Adults typically read 250 words a minute or more    Excessively slow or fast reading is often a  characteristic of dysfluent readers 
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Prosody Prosody is the ability to orally read 
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course RED 3309 taught by Professor Www during the Spring '12 term at Coe College.

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