Oral reading is the act of reading printed or written text aloud and is often used by teachers to track and measure a student's overall reading ability including reading accuracy, pronunciation, fluency, comprehension, and understanding of punctuation.
Why is oral reading important?
Oral reading helps develop fluent silent reading skills. This training helps our students achieve the goal of fluent, automatic readers with full comprehension. The student records into a mic. The teacher listens to the recordings and checks for accuracy and fluency.
What helps oral reading?
Model Fluent Reading. In order to read fluently, students must first hear and understand what fluent reading sounds like.