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Back to School Reading Fluency



32 DIGITAL and PRINTABLE fiction back to school oral reading fluency task cards that are perfect for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. These reading task cards include varied sentence types to help your students practice their oral reading fluency! Perfect for small group, whole group, or independent center fluency activities.

What's included in this Reading Fluency Task Card download?

  • 32 fiction reading fluency task cards themed around the topic of back to school
  • A DIGITAL, Google slides version, perfect for assigning passages digitally!

How can I use these reading fluency passages in my classroom?

You can use them in a variety of ways. I had each of my students read each card three times (repeated readings) in an independent reading center. I have also had students read the cards to each other, taking turns, in an independent center. I also had a teacher use them to do a quick reading warm up, giving each student a card, and having him or her read it out loud to the entire class. You can use these 32 different times for warm ups, giving students a different card each time!

However you choose to use them, have fun!

I began creating the original fluency task cards for my students to practice their fluency of phrases and sentences. I found a lot of LONG fluency passages, and I found a lot of short sentences or phrase passages, but I wanted something different, so I created these, with various sentence structures, dialogue, punctuation, expression, etc. that students commonly find in texts.

Ideal for grades 3+

What are teachers saying about Back to School Reading Fluency Task Cards?

This was fun way to practice fluency. I use it in centers and my students love it.” Meredith H.

“I used these with your fluency plans from your blog. I did the lesson then put the cards in a reading center with a self rating sheet.” – Michelle T.

“These fluency task cards have been great for my students to read something quick and interesting. Love this fantastic resource :)” – Kirsten LG

**You can buy these in a DISCOUNTED FULL YEAR BUNDLE!**

Full Year of Fluency Task Cards

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