Title

Putting the Fun Back Into Fluency Instruction

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2011

Abstract

Based on recent research in fluency instruction, the authors present a scenario in which a teacher focuses her fluency instruction on authentic fluency tasks based in performance. Beginning with establishing a student-friendly definition of fluency and culminating with student engagement in fun fluency activities, this article explores the possibilities for bringing joy back into repeated reading practice. Directions for creating a fun fluency kit for classroom use are included.