Putting the Fun Back Into Fluency Instruction
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.
Cahill, Mary Ann and Gregory, Anne E.. (2011). "Putting the Fun Back Into Fluency Instruction". The Reading Teacher, 65(2), 127-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/TRTR.01018