Building Fluency

Words & Phrases 

to Build Fluency

racecarIt's NOT just about speed!

These Powerpoint presentations are designed to support students as they become phrased and fluent readers. 

The words and phrases included in the Powerpoints come from Dr. Edward Fry’s Instant Word List (High Frequency Words). The first 300 words in the list represent about 67% of all the words students encounter in their reading. Dr. Tim Rasinski, an expert on fluency, has a website with the complete list of phrases. You can get the entire list of phrases at

You will need Powerpoint on your computer in order to run these programs.