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Fluency instruction : research-based best practices

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Guilford Press, Volume 2nd, New York, p.334 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1050 .F58 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9599608

Keywords:

Reading, Reading--Remedial teaching

Abstract:

Summary: "Subject Areas/Keywords: assessments, decoding, elementary, English language learners, fluency, literacy instruction, oral reading, primary grades, prosody, reading comprehension, reading expressiveness, reading methods, secondary, struggling readers Description: This accessible guide brings together well-known authorities to examine what reading fluency is and how it can best be taught. Teachers get a clear, practical roadmap for navigating the often confusing terrain of this crucial aspect of balanced literacy instruction. Innovative approaches to instruction and assessment are described and illustrated with vivid examples from K-12 classrooms. The book debunks common misconceptions about fluency and clarifies its key role in comprehension. Effective practices are presented for developing fluency in specific populations, including English language learners, adolescents, and struggling readers"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng