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in the early grades
A Focus on Fluency
by Jean Osborn, M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,Fran Lehr, M.A., Lehr & Associates, Champaign, Illinois, withDr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Visiting Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley
The more attention readers must give to identifying words, the less attention they have left to give to comprehension (Foorman & Mehta, 2002; LaBerge & Samuels, 1974; Samuels, 2002).
On some reading assessments, elements of prosody are used to distinguish fluent from less fluent reading.