Chapter 08

For each term below, first note how you would define the term. Then, click on the arrow to reveal the book’s definition.

Fluency

Achieving speed and accuracy in recognizing words and comprehending text, and coordinating the two.

Readers Theater

A form of drama in which participants read aloud from scripts adapted from stories and convey ideas and emotions through vocal expression. This oral interpretation strategy helps students see that reading is an active process of constructing meaning. Unlike a play, there is no costuming, movement, stage sets, or memorizing of lines.