Course 5: Fluency
This course is part of the Online Professional Development Certificate Program
Research-Based Reading Instructions and Interventions: Elementary Level
About this Course
This course is designed to provide an overview of reading fluency.
As a result of taking this course, students will be able to -
1. Describe the importance of reading fluency
2. Implement strategies for assessment fluency
3. Identify and implement new pedagogical strategies related to fluency
4. Engage in a reflective analysis and response related to three pedagogical strategies
1. Short passage fluency - (3:09)
2. Sentence replay or replay analysis - (1:59)
3. Repeated reading: WPM and 30WF - (4:57)
5. Scaffolded Oral Reading (ScORe) - (3:33)
6. High/low books – create your own books (1:47)
Reflective Analysis and Response Assignment
Select any three of the eight strategies above to try in your classrooms. Implement each strategy for at least two weeks (you can do this simultaneously). Then, conduct a reflective analysis using the below template. Share your results on the FlipGrid discussion. This discussion format allows you to share your ideas using short, recorded videos (90 seconds or less). It is simple to use. Go to the site below to record your ideas:
https://flipgrid.com/bkwr2uf Use the password: ReadingAJ
Report and Analysis Form
Date(s) of implementation:
1. How did you use the strategy?
2. What seemed to work well?
3. What would you do differently?
4. Other observations and analysis:
Discussion Web Responding Guide
1. Interesting. Find and describe some part of the entry that you like or find to be interesting or useful.
2. Question. Find and describe some part of the entry about which you’d like more information or have questions.
3. Extension or application. Identify and describe other ideas, applications, or extensions you might have related to the entry.