Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension Issues

According to A to Z Reading, “Fluency refers to a student’s speed, smoothness, and ease of oral reading. Fluent readers read more quickly and smoothly, allowing them to focus on comprehension. Fluent readers gain more meaning from the text they read. Because fluency leads to comprehension, fluent readers enjoy reading more than students

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Asking Questions Lesson and a Free Sample

Asking questions is one of several reading comprehension strategies practice in primary grades. This post has an asking questions product and a freebie as well.  Asking questions before, during, and after reading is a strategy used to help improve reading comprehension and should become a lifelong skill for improving retention of text. Many

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Word Solving and Reading Strategies Pack 2

Reading Strategies Pack 2 has nine word solving and three reading comprehension strategies posters, student pages, and pocket chart cards to help students apprentice themselves to the mentor texts.  This is a demo PDF that opens here for more information. This is one of dozens of PDFs included in our

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Abe Lincoln’s Hat Free Printable

This post has a short review of and a free printable for Abe Lincoln’s Hat by Martha Brenner, which is illustrated by Donald Cook. This book is considered an easy reader for the step 3 Step into Reading series by Random House.  It is easy to read but also does a  remarkable job of telling the story of

Free comprehension questions for The Bubble Factory

The Bubble Factory This post has free comprehension questions for The Bubble Factory free printable with an answer key. The Bubble Factory by Tomie dePaola is a fantasy tale about twins visiting a bubble factory where some of the bubbles have polka-dots, stripes, or even have your name on them. The children visiting the

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Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Flipper Freebie

Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Flipper by J. Perlman Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Flipper by Janet Perlman (author and illustrator) Student Work Page and Answer Key:  Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Flipper PDF This book is the basic Cinderella story with penguin characters.  Very fun!  Appeals to both boys

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Reading Comprehension Strategies Free Quick View PDFs

Reading comprehension strategies can be confusing for students. Here are some free printables which are quick views (or cheat sheets) useful for reviewing homework and for small group. It also has a book review of 7 Keys to Comprehension.  The book is for the adult person who reads aloud to children. I enjoyed

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