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Sister11
Sister11 asks:
Q:

How many words a minute should a 4th grader be reading?

In Topics: Helping my child with reading
> 60 days ago

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pigtoria
pigtoria writes:
Hi Sister11....

Here's the breakdown for first grade to fifth grade reading fluency:

First grade: 60 words per minute
Second grade: 90 words per minute
Third grade: 120 words per minute
Fourth grade: 135 words per minute
Fifth grade: 150 words per minute

There are several charts or standards but this is pretty much the average.  Below is a link for your reference.

Hope this helps!

Vicki

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