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Reading Fluency - Yr 5 Tutoring Grp

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, describe why reading fluency is important?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Reading fluency helps you to better understand what you are reading. Reading fluency helps you to read faster so you can read more books. Reading fluency helps to develop your vocabulary and comprehension skills.
Why Reading Fluency is Important
3. Slide
60 seconds
When reading a story out loud, fluency helps make the characters come to life. Imagine reading a dialogue between two characters without fluency - it would sound robotic and dull. But when you read with fluency, your voice flows smoothly and adds excitement to the story!
Example: The Importance of Fluency When Reading
4. Poll
60 seconds
Do you think reading fluency is important for 5th graders?
  • Yes, it is important
  • No, it's not important
  • I'm not sure
5. Slide
60 seconds
Reading fluency is linked to improved comprehension, increased attention span and better problem solving skills. People who read fluently are able to read more quickly and accurately, allowing them to process more information. Reading fluency in 5th grade students has been found to be a predictor of future academic success, even more so than IQ.
Did you know?
6. Open question
300 seconds
How does reading fluency help us understand what we are reading?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What techniques can help us improve our reading fluency?
8. Poll
60 seconds
Would you rather be able to read any book in the world but forget the plot immediately after finishing, or read every book at a painfully slow pace but remember every detail forever?
  • Read any book but forget the plot
  • Read every book slowly but remember every detail
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a banana playing the guitar in a rock band
10. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
Why is reading fluency important for understanding and enjoying a story?
11. Open question
300 seconds
What is your experience with reading fluency?
12. Open question
330 seconds
What do want to know more about when it comes to reading fluency?
13. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a flying banana with a superhero cape and a pineapple as its sidekick

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