Reading vocabulary: words that readers need to know the meaning of to understand the text read.
Comprehension: being able to create meaning from what is being read.
Fluent reading: ability to read the correct words with a good rate of speed and can change tone of voice or emotion of voice to match the meaning of the text.
Appropriate phrasing of words: being able to read several words at a time instead of word by word with pauses between each word.
Dialogue: when characters in a story talk to one another. Fluent readers will change their voices to match the voice of each character.
Punctuation: the marks (such as periods and commas) in a piece of writing that make its meaning clear and that separate it into sentences and clauses.