Direct Instruction of Reading and Study Skills

On-going Skills


6.3 / 7.3     The student will be able to read age appropriate material with accuracy and expression.

Fluency means: 

  • Getting the words right (pronunciation)
  • Phrasing sentences correctly
  • Using the proper intonation
  • Using a rate appropriate to the content and grade level


Charts for Timed Readings

Oral Reading Activities

Rate Adjustment

Speed (Words Per Minute)
         Silent Reading          Oral Reading

Fluency Activities
(Choral Reading, Reader's Theater, Classroom Newscasts)

CRCSD Fluency Norms  
(Elementary Guided Reading grade equivalents and fluency expectations - ERA)

CRCSD Language Arts "Wiki"

CRCSD CAL Table of Contents