TITLE

Part I -- Fluency: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle?

AUTHOR(S)
Kiley, Teresse J.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Spring2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers some questions related to reading fluency. Components of reading fluency; Definitions of reading fluency; Factors that affected the time allotted for fluency instruction; Importance of fluency.
ACCESSION #
20220880

 

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