TITLE

Implementing Readers Theatre as an Approach to Classroom Fluency Instruction

AUTHOR(S)
Chase Young; Rasinski, Timothy
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a classroom action research study on the effects of Readers Theatre to improve fluency and overall reading achievement among primary grade students. The meaning of the words accuracy, automaticity, and prosody, as it applies to reading, is explored. The improvement in reading fluency of the students of Chase Young, who is a second-grade classroom teacher in Texas, who also made the Readers Theatre an integral part of his reading curriculum in the 2007-2008 school year, is discussed.
ACCESSION #
44054582

 

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