"Fluency is more than reading fast: it is reading at an appropriately fast rate with good expression and phrasing that reflects solid understanding of the passage. Since fluency is multidimensional, methods of assessment must capture its multidimensional nature. This booklet provides a broad definition of reading fluency, one that shows its connection to word decoding and comprehension, and presents some simple but effective methods for assessing student reading progress both in fluency and general achievement."
- Timothy V. Rasinski, Ph.D
Richard Allington Chapter 5 - Fluency: Still Waiting After All These Years
Dr. Timothy Rasinski From Phonics to Fluency: Effective and Engaging Instruction for Two Critical Areas of Reading