Book Creator

The Frequency of Reading

by Reed Vener

Pages 2 and 3 of 8

The Frequency of Reading: Assement 12 Vocabulary
Transition Words:
These are words that help readers connect ideas and make sure that sentences are flowing together.
Reader's Theatre: This is a strategy that involves reading practice and performing to improve reading fluency. The goal of this strategy is to improve a reader's confidence.
Neurological Impress Method (NIM):
This Method is a form of paired reading in which the teacher and the student sit side by side with each other and the teacher reads slightly faster and louder than the student and they both follow along.
Choral Reading:
In Choral Reading, the teacher leads the reading of the text that students have already read and then the students join in to read the text in unison.
Echo Reading: Involves the teacher in reading the text line by line modeling correct fluency. After the teacher is done reading the student echo's back the same text at the same rate and speed as the teacher.
Reading fluency is the ability to read text easily. There are four parts to reading fluency that include expression, accuracy, speed, and comprehension. To be a fluent reader a student needs all four parts.
Repeated Reading: This is an academic practice that aim is to increase reading fluency. This method works best with students who have certain word reading skills, but whose reading fluency is below grade level.