TITLE

A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Reading Fluency for Students with Disabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Allor, Jill H.; Chard, David J.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Focus on Exceptional Children;Jan2011, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a comprehensive reading instruction or approach to improving oral reading for students with intellectual or learning disabilities. It asserts that the interaction of language, sensory perception, memory, knowledge, and motivation is the key to reading fluency. It talks about how to teach lower and higher level processes and mentions the principles for planning effective fluency instruction. It also describes how to select and design activities for fluency development which incorporate the aforementioned instructional principles.
ACCESSION #
59572830

Tags: ORAL reading;  INDIVIDUALIZED reading instruction;  LANGUAGE & languages -- Study & teaching;  VERBAL ability;  FLUENCY (Language learning);  TEACHING methods;  TEACHING -- Methodology;  STUDENTS with disabilities;  LEARNING disabilities

 

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