This product provides Literacy Coaches, lead teachers, or principals with numerous research-based guides to use with teachers when planning lessons, in fluency staff development, and directly with students to easily and readily bring best practices into the classroom.
The first section is especially for Coaches / school leaders, including:
• Staff Development – Planning for Fluency Focus Idea List
• Build Fluency Background – Research on Fluency Book List
• Fluency Resource Area for Teachers
o Pictures of examples of what this looks like
o List of items to include in a Fluency Resource Area
The second section is for you to use directly with teachers and students in classrooms and in staff development sessions on fluency to really be able to focus the teachers on best practices in fluency. (Note: this section is also in the Fluency Pack for Upper Elementary teachers)
The second section includes:
• Enlarged 1-page signs you can post to guide fluency instruction,
and reinforce in small groups
o Reading Fluently Means...
o We Build Fluency Through Choral Reading
o Various Ways to Read a Short Section of Text to Build Fluency
o You Can Improve Your Fluency (for students, in groups or
o Various Emotions /Voices to Use to Read a Text with Expression
o Fluency Building Partner Activities
• Fluency Development Lesson Variations
o Information about the Fluency Development Lesson
o Classroom Fluency Development Lesson
o Fluency: Your Reading Can Flow Like a River
• Additional Lessons to try in class:
o Guide to Using Reader’s Theater and Plays to Focus on Fluency
o 10-minute Fluency Activities for ALL students that you can
easily use during your reading or social studies class
• Handouts for parents to support fluency at home
o Family Fluency Practice
o Steps to Building Fluency at Home with Short Texts or Poems
Please let me know if there is anything else that would be helpful to include!
Keep Calm and Coach On!