Essay on word recognition and fluency | Taco Casa Bali
Fluency -- A Review of the Research - …
Numerous research studies have documented the positiveimpact repeated reading has on improving reading fluency and word recognitionaccuracy and on reading comprehension (Breznitz, 1997a, 1997b; Dowhower, 1987;O'Shea, Sindelar, and O'Shea, 1987; Rashotte and Torgesen, 1985; Tan andNicholson, 1997).Faulkner and Levy(1999) have further disaggregated the gains that different students make fromthis type of instructional intervention, and found that students who are verypoor, struggling readers tend to learn more about word identificationstrategies while better readers tend to learn more about using appropriateprosody and reading "with meaning."
Reading Fluency and Instruction
Fluency instruction,therefore, should focus on helping students who already know how to soundout words to repeatedly read words (in real text) so they can read themquickly and automatically.