DESCRIPTORS OF A PROFICIENT READER
- Read with expression.
- Stop to self-correct if a word does not make sense.
- Pay attention to punctuation.
- Use phonics skills to sound out new words.
- Use context clues to make sense of new words.
- Skip unknown words, reads on for meaning, then rereads.
- Read in a fluent way.
- Understand the passage.
- Read silently and correctly answers questions about the passage.