Richard Kubina and Charles Hughes, Pennsylvania State University
Alert Issue 15, Spring 2008
Oral reading fluency occurs when a person reads accurately, at an appropriate rate, and with prosody (Hudson, Lane, & Pullen, 2005). Reading fluency instruction may include methods such as repeated reading; contingent reinforcement; goal setting and feedback; goal setting, feedback, and contingent reinforcement; and previewing. All of these methods show promise in improving reading fluency.