Not only do decodable texts support reading comprehension, they can actually increase comprehension! We hear it all the time. “The purpose of reading is comprehension and focusing on code gets in the way of that.” We beg to differ. Let me tell you a true story.
Audiobooks can benefit ALL readers. This post shares our top five reasons to use them both in the classroom and at home!
A Guide for Implementing Repeated Readings to Support Fluency Part 2 of our Fluency Series is aimed to help educators provide intervention for those readers who need fluency support. How do I decide which students require fluency intervention? When analyzing a recent running record, consider the following:
Beyond the Need for Speed If someone would have asked us about fluency as brand new teachers, we might have responded with the notion that fluency is when a student reads with expression at a decent rate. While this is partially accurate, fluency is so much more than “a need for speed” and the…