Teaching Resource

Reading Fluency Assessment Tool - Rainforests

PDF, Word | 19 pages|Grades: 4 - 6

A user-friendly tool for teachers to assess their students’ reading fluency and accuracy, with texts based on a rainforest theme.

This teaching resource includes:

  • teacher instructions
  • a literary text and a factual text about rainforests, modified to suit three levels of student ability
  • an assessment tool for each text, allowing teachers to assess the accuracy, expression, volume, phrasing, intonation and smoothness of each students’ reading.

You may also like to use this fluency assessment resource:

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY287

    Read different types of texts for specific purposes by combining phonic, semantic, contextual and grammatical knowledge using text processing strategies, including monitoring meaning, skimming, scanning and reviewing

  • VCELY318

    Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Kyle Jacobs

I’d love to see more examples of these. Like one for each week of a term so I can use the data for reports and tracking 🙂

Kyle Jacobs · Sep 4th, 2017

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Hi Kyle,

Thank you for your suggestion. If you would like to see more reading records like this one created, you can request a resource here:


Kind regards,


Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Sep 5th, 2017

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

You are very welcome, Nadine! Thank you for your comment. It’s great to hear such positive feedback from our customers.
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Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Jul 16th, 2015

Nadine faye Giorla

im overwhelmed about the huge collection of teaching materials that i can use in my class…thank you very much.

Nadine faye Giorla · Jul 12th, 2015

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