Fluency is very important!
Reading fluency involves having the ability to read text accurately, quickly, and with good expression. Students in first grade should be able to read 60 words per minute by the end of first grade. The weekly Quick Reads are meant for practice for students, where they can time themselves for one minute each night and record their growth over the period of one week. Parents should be working with their child on the vocabulary and expression as their child reads each night.