FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Freebie! Fast Fluency Practice Non-Fiction: Fluency & Comprehension Gr 5-12”

by Two Pencils and a Book
5th – 12th Grade

This resource is designed to help older students achieve reading fluency through low-level, grade appropriate, timed assessments – in as little as 10 minutes a day.

I designed this program around the research of Hasbrouck, Glaser, Tindal and Hasbrouck that asserts that students are motived and gain reading fluency by reading and re-reading short passages – paired one-on-one with like-leveled peers.

This resource addresses many levels of fluency and is naturally differentiated.

I have also successfully used this program — working one-on-one with students, as well as sending it home as homework, for students to work with their parents.

In “Fast Fluency Practice for Older Students” – you receive 5 non-fiction reading passages, 5 corresponding comprehension quizzes, answer key — and more.

Also included are easy to follow instructions, fluency charts, grade level fluency charts, student record blackline master, parent/teacher letter…

Table of Contents

Why Fluency page 3

Fluency Fits Anywhere page 3

Instructions page 4

Reading Level page 5

Oral Reading Fluency page 6

Parent Letter page 7

Passage 1: American Revolution Begins page 8

Passage 1 Comprehension Questions page 9

Passage 2: The Tea Act page 10

Passage 2: Comprehension Questions page 11

Passage 3: Non-Renewable Resources page 12

Passage 3: Comprehension Questions page 13

Passage 4; Inner Planets page 14

Passage 4: Comprehension Questions page 15

Passage 5: Georgia O’Keeffe page 16

Passage 5: Comprehension page 17

Fluency Record page 18

Credits and Answer Sheet page 19

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