Considering the Context and Texts for Fluency: Performance, Readers Theater, and Poetry



This article describes the importance of teaching reading fluency and all of its components, including automaticity and prosody. The authors explain how teachers can create a context for reading fluency instruction by engaging students in reading performance activities. To support the instructional contexts, the authors suggest particular text-types that are well-suited for reading fluency activities.


Reading Fluency, Text Selection, Performance Reading

Paper Details

Paper Details
Topic EU Education Programs
Pages 47 - 56
Issue IEJEE, Volume 7, Issue 1, Special Issue Reading Fluency
Date of acceptance 01 October 2014
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Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX, USA, United States


Elmira College, Elmira, NY, USA, United States



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