Reading Fluency

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Fluency is the ability to read text accurately and quickly with expression.  Embedded in this is the notion of reading with proper pitch and cadence as is dictated by punctuation.  Fluency is aided by the rapid recognition of high frequency words and the usage of meaning, structure, and visual cues to self-correct.

 

 

(Excerpted from, “School Success for Kids with Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties” by Walter Dunson, Ph.D.)

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