Assessing Student Reading Fluency Without Losing Valuable Classtime

As a Literature teacher, it is imperative that I know how developed my students are as readers, however, sitting down and assessing 32 students reading three paragraphs a loud individual tends to take DAYS!

Here is a little trick that I developed and the kids really liked! We used Jing and a book preview on Amazon.com to record the image of text from a grade level book with the audio of them reading the text aloud. Jing, a free download application, is a screen capturing tool that allows you to record audio along with it.

A video on how I used Amazon

The instructions the students were given

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