March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

The ability to read a text accurately, quickly, and with proper expression and comprehension. Because fluent readers do not have to concentrate on decoding words, they can focus their attention on what the text means.

Formal Assessment

March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

The process of gathering information using standardized, published tests or instruments in conjunction with specific administration and interpretation procedures, and used to make general instructional decisions.


November 12, 2007 10:51:58 AM

A writing exercise used for brainstorming and to develop writing fluency. Students write non-stop for five to ten minutes, expressing their ideas go without concern for revision, editing, or controlling the words.

Frustrational Reading Level

October 29, 2007 10:00:43 AM

The level at which a readers reads at less than a 90% accuracy.

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