Monthly Archives: April 2014

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    Posted on April 14, 2014 by in Did You Know?

    “Students may need fluency work at the sub-word, word, phrase, and sentence levels as well as practice at connected text levels”. – Carol Tolman, Ed. D. “Keep track of student progress by charting correct word per minute scores (WCPM). When appropriate, have students chart their own progress to monitor their growth”. – Carol Tolman, Ed. […]

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    Floundering with Fluency

    Posted on April 14, 2014 by in LRS Articles

    How often does your child or student stumble over words in a reading passage? Does he/she flounder around with fluency? Being able to read smoothly and fluently is an important skill to be developed with beginning readers, and should be a goal at every stage of the reading game. Fluency directly impacts reading comprehension skills. […]

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    Spelling Development

    Posted on April 14, 2014 by in Did You Know?

    “Research demonstrates that combining ample early support of temporary spelling with systematic, formal spelling instruction results in more rapid growth in both correct spelling and word recognition than does either approach alone”. – (Teaching Reading) “The primary goal of spelling is to instill the larger logic and the regularities of the system and its conventions”. […]

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