As every teacher or parent active in their student’s education knows, we need as many outside resources as we can get to help us do our jobs effectively — especially when it comes to resources that help students increase their reading fluency levels. We’ve seen for ourselves that reading fluency is critical to a student’s ability to achieve, not only academically but for the rest of their lives.
Here are just a few of our favorite resources that we go to regularly for help, tips, ideas, etc. And, we plan to be adding more all the time! If you have a great resource you would like to share, please let us know about it so we can add it to our growing list.
International Reading Association website &mdash This site has many resources, lesson plans, and professional development information.
Teachers Pay Teachers
Marketplace for teachers to share lessons, activities, and ideas. We love this site!
Free, high-quality reading program for literacy development. Includes activities and lessons; A great site for reading comprehension activities and ideas.
Department of Education website with information for teaching reading, activities for your students, and reading research for teachers and parents. We've found great activities to help with struggling readers here.
Fluency Boot Camp
Just like any boot camp, students will build confidence through practice and drills. You can organize it for just one day, or you can set it up to last a full-week or month!