Why Fluency is Critical to Reading

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Fluency is Critical to Reading Comprehension

Hi again!  Welcome back!  I’m hoping that if you’re reading this, you have already tried a few of the reading strategies that I listed in a few of my previous posts.  Hopefully, your child is beginning to develop a love for reading, even if it is only in the beginning stages!  Today, I would like to share with you reasons for why fluency is critical to reading. Being able to read fluently is extremely critical to reading comprehension.

Fluent Reader
Being able to read fluently is the key to reading comprehension.

Just like with everything we learn to do in life, this is how reading starts. Kids have to put one foot in front of the other, and continue to move forward!  This is the only way to succeed, and I promise you that it will be worthwhile in the long-run!

Putting One Foot in Front of the Other
Kids have to keep moving forward in order to read fluently.

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