Reading fluency: Two free resources

Seven years of studying and research has gone into two resources aimed at supporting teachers in developing their pupils’ reading fluency.

The free resources have been published by Herts for Learning in conjunction with the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

Herts for Learning has spent seven years investigating the research around reading fluency teaching strategies. Its work raised concerns about “an increasing number of pupils who are struggling to comprehend age-related texts in ways that would prepare them for the demands of the reading curriculum at secondary school”.

Herts for Learning states: “Despite having adequate decoding skills, when listening to them read, it was clear that fluency was lacking.”

This research has been translated into effective classroom practice and has led to the creation of two resources.

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