Punctuation and reading fluency


In this video, a teacher demonstrates how he teaches phrasing for fluent reading, including recognising punctuation, which supports students’ reading comprehension. 

Who is this video for? 

Year 2 teachers; school leaders 

What will you learn? 

  • Strategies to understand phrasing and promote fluent reading. 
  • How to explicitly teach phrasing by chunking texts into phrases. 
  • How to teach students about using punctuation to support fluent reading.    

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