RE 5040 Fall 2011
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whitney fisher
Re: reply to Whitney
Sun Dec 11, 2011 15:25
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A big part of reading fluency is remembering punctuation. A lot of times students have difficulty with commas, exclamation points, and periods. They have to learn to pause (my teachers always said to take a breath) when they see a comma. I agree about starting young. What do you think about the teacher modeling through read aloud in the earlier grades? Students can hear what fluent reading sounds like.

  • reply to Whitney - MaryBeth, Tue Nov 22 09:08
    Thanks Whitney! I think reading fluency is one of those elements of reading that is sometime overlooked. When students first learn how to decode words and actually read, as teachers we are so excited ... more
    • Re: reply to Whitney - whitney fisher, Sun Dec 11 15:25
      • Re: reply to Whitney - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 11:15
        I definitely think that as teachers we MUST read aloud to our students. They need to hear the language read in a fluent manner. I wonder if some of our students who do have fluency issues, might not... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011