Fluency Rubric 4 3 2 1 Volume varies Volume is A little too Can’t hear the as text appropriate soft/loud. reading, or it’s Volume changes. and consistent way too loud. for the text that is being read. Reads with Sounds like Begins to Reads in a enthusiasm; natural change tone monotone the tone and conversational and stress voice; tone doesExpression stressed talking; the syllables. not change syllables make tone and throughout. the passage stressed sound better. syllables match the sentence Reads in structure. different voices when appropriate. Pauses for Pauses for Sometimes Reads without different periods, pauses for thought of lengths at commas and periods, punctuation; different other commas and often reads punctuation punctuation other word-by-word. Phrasing marks in varied marks; reads punctuation situations; with smooth marks; reads reads with pauses for two and smooth pauses breath. three word for breath. phrases. Reads smooth Reads smoothly Experiences Makes frequent without pauses with some some rough extended that it sounds pauses or spots in the pauses,Smoothness like he/she is mistakes but text with hesitations, just speaking. self corrects extended repetitions, or quickly. pauses or sound outs. hesitations. Reads at a pace Reads at a Reads Reads so slow that sounds consistent somewhat or so fast that Pace like he/she is medium pace; slow or a it is hard to having a not too slow little too understand. natural and not too fast. conversation. fast.