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Literacy

2018

Curriculum and Instruction

Minnesota State University Moorhead

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How Oral Reading Fluency And Reading Comprehension Are Intertwined, Ivy Rath May 2018

How Oral Reading Fluency And Reading Comprehension Are Intertwined, Ivy Rath

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The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a correlation between oral reading fluency and reading comprehension. Specifically, the study focused on finding if a student who is a highly fluent reader is also strong is comprehension and if a student is a low fluent reader, then they are also low in comprehension. Students were baseline tested at the beginning of the second semester to see where their oral reading fluency and reading comprehension scores were. Throughout the second semester of school, students were progressed monitored based on their baseline scores. Through careful analysis of the data ...