Presentation on theme: "Fluency Phrases for Second and Third Grade Fluency at Chief Shikellamy Title I Parent Night Presented by Chief Title I teachers: Mrs. Maye, Mrs. Slaton,"— Presentation transcript:
Fluency Phrases for Second and Third Grade Fluency at Chief Shikellamy Title I Parent Night Presented by Chief Title I teachers: Mrs. Maye, Mrs. Slaton, Mrs. Yerg Information take from Source: Rasinski, Timothy V. (2003). The Fluent Reader. New York: Scholastic Professional Books. http://www.cfisd.net/dept2/curricu/ellang/Fry%20Word%20List%20- %20Phrases%20and%20Short%20Sentences.pdf
Why Practice Phrases? These phrases contain the first 100 words from the Fry Instant Word List (1980), which represent 50 percent of all the words children encounter in elementary school reading. Repeated reading of these phrases helps your child practice reading high-frequency words and developing fluency and general proficiency. Reading these phrases should not take the place of reading real books! Please continue to read and have your child read every night!
What is fluent reading? As you read these phrases, remember, fluent reading is not reading as fast as you can! Fluent reading is: Fluency is the ability to read a text accurately and quickly. Fluent readers read aloud effortlessly and with expression. Their reading sounds natural, as if they are speaking. Readers who have not yet developed fluency read slowly, word by word. Their oral reading is choppy. Taken from www.Reading Rockets.org
Think about a race car! If a race car goes too slow, it will lose the race. If a race car goes too fast, it will crash! But if a race car goes at a good speed, it will win the race!!
Get ready to read these phrases Read these phrases in a fluent manner, not to fast and not too slow! When you are done all the phrases, go back and read them again. Practice these phrases until they are easy!