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Sound Fluency Cards
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Sound Fluency Cards

Learning how to read is such a complex task. Students must know their letters and the sounds they make. Additionally, they have to be able to blend sounds to form words. As an added challenge, they must learn about specific rules changes, such as R-controlled vowels. Thus, learning to read fluently takes a ton of…

The Importance of Using Fluency Folders in the Classroom
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The Importance of Using Fluency Folders in the Classroom

Reading fluency is an important skill for all students, even children just learning the alphabet and letter sounds. Fluency is the ability of students to read texts effortlessly without having to pause. Speed, accuracy, and proper pronunciation are the three key components of reading fluency. Several types of reading skills go into developing fluency in…

Fluency Folders – Phonics Based Fluency Practice

Fluency Folders – Phonics Based Fluency Practice

Reading fluency is an important skill for all students, even children just learning the alphabet and letter sounds. This Phonics-Based Fluency Folder allows students to feel successful with reading, since they are practicing with decodable passages and word lists. This HUGE packet includes fluency pages for many levels of learners in your classroom. This is perfect for “Science of Reading” based instruction.

Fluency Sentences

Fluency Sentences

Appropriate phrasing is such an important aspect of reading fluency. Readers need to be able to group words into phrases to make their reading sound more smoothly and like a their normal speech pattern. These fluency sentences are perfect for practicing text phrasing while reading.

Fluency Phrases

Fluency Phrases

Building reading fluency allows students to make the shift from learning to read to reading to learn. Students need to be able to read accurately and quickly. These fluency phrases allow students to practice reading short phrases using the 220 Dolch sight words, as well as the Dolch Noun list.

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Fluency Poems

Reading fluency is the ability to read accurately and with expression.  What better way to practice reading fluency than by using poetry?  Poetry has a rhythm and melody that is perfect for practicing reading fluency.  We all know the importance of rereading when it comes to practicing fluency, but rereading can be boring.  Using cut…

Reading Fluency Sentence Tree Bundle

Reading Fluency Sentence Tree Bundle

This bundle of Sentence Tree cards is perfect for beginning readers to practice reading sight words, short vowel and long vowel words, and words with blends while working on increasing their fluency. This packet includes 400 Sentence Tree cards in both black and white and color. The cards can be used independently, with partners, or in a small group setting. The cards are also great for early finishers.

Sentence Trees – Perfect for Beginner Fluency Practice
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Sentence Trees – Perfect for Beginner Fluency Practice

About a year and a half ago, I created a packet of Sight Word Sentence Trees for my beginning readers.  They became instant favorites with my new 1st grade readers because it gave them confidence with their reading skills.  I love using these during fluency stations, in small groups, or for early finishers.  We also use…