I Can Read Anything
Readers at this stage are able to select their own materials and read independently. They have successfully moved from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” This newfound confidence allows them to use a variety of informational texts to learn more about the world around them and to discover unfamiliar vocabulary.
Tips for Caregivers
Books at this stage have more text, challenging vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and more description. Fluent readers are able to read aloud with expression and proper pauses. They are also ready for less familiar topics -- and to read from a variety of writing styles.