Fluency Passages for 2nd and 3rd Grade


Total Pages: 50
File Size: 2 MB


โฐThese progress monitoring fluency passages help teachers easily assess and track student fluency and reading level growth. This resource includes 20 certified Lexileยฎ measured short articles (10 fiction & 10 nonfiction) that span the 2nd and 3rd grade text complexity band.

โฐUnlike other fluency resources, these fluency passages contain reading comprehension questions to ensure students understand the text – allowing for dynamic assessment of all skills.


โŒšDynamic Assessment –ย Measure rate, accuracy, and comprehension across multiple reading difficulty levels.

โŒšData Driven –ย Integrated student and teacher tracking sheets help measure growth and identify opportunities.

โŒšLexile Levelsย – All passages include a certified Lexile measure to make assessment differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).

โŒšAdaptableย – This product is intended to be used as an assessment tool for teachers, but can also be used as a fluency center for repeated readings of a passage. This works perfect for interventions.

โŒšHighly Engagingย –ย Contains a diversity of custom content and adaptations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.

What’s Included:

1. How to Teach and Assess Fluency

2. Recommended Fluency Rates

3. Fluency Passages

  • 20 fiction and nonfiction short passages with certified Lexile levels (Enough for fluency checks for the whole year!)

4. Teacher Fluency Tracking Sheet

5. Student Reading Page with Comprehension Questions

Please look at the preview to see how this packet is set up.

Common Core Kingdom is a Certified Lexile Partner:

See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to theย About Lexile Levelsย page.

Related Products:
2nd Grade Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension MEGA Bundle
2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Units
3rd Grade Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension MEGA Bundle
3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Units


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