Kids enjoy graphing their own progress! The visual feedback motivates them to read and to meet their goals. These fluency graphs help make reading goals doable!
Whether or not you are doing intervention, having kids graph their own progress gives them self-empowerment, too! They see immediate feedback as soon as they complete their graphs.
They'll enjoy filling out these "climb high" graphs, which can provide helpful information and valid data for conferences, team meetings, and student profiles. When used in an informal reading assessment, the data is useful for student, teacher, and parents!
Once they have met their goals, give them a recognition page (and other optional ones included) to color, decorate, and cut out to proudly display on a bulletin board, or take home. This serves as a "certificate of recognition".
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Two pages include web links, suggestions, and directions for repeated readings and targets are also included in this file. A small chart is included with suggested fluency targets for grades 1-3.
***This resource contains the following:
Timing and Graphing Information: pages 1 and 2, with web links and target chart
5 graphing sheets (b/w) for students to graph their fluency.
1 graphing sheet (color)
1 b/w mountain climbing coloring page—for recognition
4 b/w ribbon blank/generic ones for any wpm
1 b/w mountain page that says, “Yes! I rocked it!”
For struggling students, you may find that as they see their progress, they will want to strive for increasing their reading fluency. Repeated readings have been shown to help build confidence, accuracy and expression--ultimately, improving comprehension.
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