Reading Fluency Uncovered [The Fab 5 of Literacy Series]

Have you witnessed the transformation when a student turns from a hesitant or reluctant reader into a confident reader? It is truly an amazing thing to watch unfold before your eyes! The key to this transformation is the third component of literacy: Fluency!

As teachers, we know that fluency is essential to being a successful reader. But what does fluency actually entail? In this episode, I am diving into what fluency is, the importance of fluency and its impact on comprehension, and strategies to help enhance fluency for your students.

As we continue to explore the “Fab 5 Components of Literacy,” be sure to follow or subscribe to The Literacy Lounge on your favorite podcast listening app so you don’t miss upcoming episodes. If you found this episode helpful, please leave a rating or review to help us reach more educators and make a bigger impact!

Episode Highlights:

02:43 What fluency is

04:21 3 reasons fluency is important for readers

07:27  How fluency impacts comprehension

11:04 – A breakdown of the 4 components of fluency

15:47 – Strategies you can use to support students in improving their fluency

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Welcome to The Literacy Lounge!

This is a podcast designed for elementary school teachers and homeschool parents on a mission to master the art of literacy instruction and cultivate a love of reading in students. Join your host, Ciera Harris, as she opens the door to a world of transformative teaching strategies that will make you a literacy champion in your classroom.