TITLE

Strategies to increase reading fluency

AUTHOR(S)
Mastropieri, Margo A; Leinart, Amy; Scruggs, Thomas E.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Intervention in School & Clinic;May99, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p278
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines research on reading fluency and provides recommendations for practice. Interventions to increase reading fluency; Repeated reading; Peer-mediated instruction; Computer-guided practice; Previewing; Combined approaches.
ACCESSION #
1818409

 

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