If-Then Chart for Reading Fluency
IF a student has this learning need…
THEN try using a strategy like…
Resources for these and other strategies
Reading rate
  • Repeated readings
  • Choral reading
  • Buddy reading
  • Reading of television captions
Internet resources (selected):
http://pbskids.org/readingrainbow/
Books (selected):
Optiz, M., & Rasinski, T. (1998). Good-bye round robin: Effective oral reading strategies. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Reutzel, D.R., & Cooter, R.B. (2007). Strategies for reading assessment and instructions (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.
Reading accuracy/
automaticity
  • Oral recitation lesson
  • Assisted reading
  • Guided oral reading
Quality/prosody
  • Repeated readings
  • Choral reading
  • Guided oral reading
  • Oral recitation lesson