Short, Leveled Fiction and Nonfiction Plays With Research-Based Strategies to Help Students Build Word Recognition, Oral Fluency, and Comprehension These engaging short plays offer a purposeful and powerful way to encourage the repeated reading students need to build oral fluency. Students are motivated to read and practice their lines so they can perform at their very best. This rehearsal time encourages them to experiment with aspects of fluent reading, such as phrasing, pacing, and expression. Includes research-based mini- lessons, strategies, teaching ideas, and rubrics and checklists. 80 pages.