Fluency Practice

These are fluency passages from University of Oregon’s DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency (DORF) Progress Monitoring Program. 

You can download 1st through 6th grade passages to help your child increase their reading fluency at home.

1st grade fluency passages DORF_G1_PM_6th_Ed

2nd grade fluency passages DORF_G2_PM_6th_Ed

3rd grade fluency passages DORF_G3_PM_6th_Ed

4th grade fluency passages DORF_G4_PM_6th_Ed_old

5th grade fluency passages DORF_G5_PM_6th_Ed

6th grade fluency passages DORF_G6_PM_6th_Ed_old

Close Reading

These tools are from the Odell Education. We will be using these reading both nonfiction and fictional text.

Reading Closely for Details: Guiding Questions (handout)

Reading Closely for Details Checklist (Tool)

Analyzing Details (Tool)

Questioning Texts (Tool)

Text Centered Discussion Checklist (Tool)

Literary Devices

Literary Devices



Tween Tribune

Teen Tribune


 Interesting Stuff!

Time for Kids

National Geographic Kids

Kids: Discovery News


Walt Whitman

Ted Kooser

Robert Frost

Accelerated Reader

AR Test Site

International Reading Association