I created this I created these reading level explanation letters because I wanted parents to be informed of how their child was doing during my guided reading time. Many of my parents didn’t understand the progression of guided reading, and that there was more to it than just reading words on a page
Need guided reading books for your students? This 68 page pack has six different leveled printable emergent readers for you to use with your students. Print a class set or just enough for a group. They are leveled according to DRA2 and Fountas and Pinnell. This pack includes EVERYTHING you need fo
Use these original and adorable printable guided reading books. This zip file contains 5 printable DRA level 4 books, lesson plans, and a running record for each book.
These printable books are full color and so good for book baggies.
Mini- Books DRA 1-4
This pack includes a collection of 21 mini-books with DRA levels ranging from 1-4. With each mini-book is a printable mini-lesson perfect for guided reading groups. All these lesson include an extension journal/ response. This pack includes an interactive table of contents so
HOW LUCKY AM I!?!?!? I have had the honor of teaching with the CREATORS/AUTHORS of the DRA and DRA2 in my very own building. (Yes, it was created right here in Central Ohio and by REAL teachers!)
So, with their influence, I have created lesson plan templates for teaching my guided reading groups.
Excel file that does all the work related to the DRA for you. Enter the title of your choice, your students' names and scores and the file will do the rest for you. It will make a great visual graph that will show you where your students are at and will sort them by level for you.
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This kindergarten emergent reader will align perfectly with your science push and pull unit. It is a DRA level 4. At my store, you will find a similar book written in a level 1, and another written in a level 2/3, so you can differentiate the same content for your kindergarten students who read at
This super cute emergent reader will go great with your camping themed unit, or camping event. It is approximately a DRA level 4 or 6. It is great to use during your reading groups as well. If you click on the following link, you can get the DRA level 2 version, so you can differentiate with your
The classic story of The Three Little Pigs is retold at a DRA level 3/4. It can be used in guided reading groups, partner reading, or independent reading. It is great for working on concepts of print, decoding, sight word reading, and fluency. The Three Little Pigs story retold at a level 1, 2, &a
This emergent reader tells the story of Christopher Columbus in approximately a level 4 or 6. It talks about Columbus wanting to go to the Indies for spices and gold. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella also want spices and gold, so they give Columbus ships and money to travel west to the Indies; ho
These customizeable complete guided reading lesson plans are for DRA levels 1-4. They are mainly for books from the publisher Rigby PM. Each lesson is connected to a CAFE strategy or a first grade CCSS.
I typically have students read their previous book as a warm-up and take a Running Record. Next,
This reader teaches your kiddos about the life cycle of a frog. It is a DRA level 4. This book is also written in a level 1, and a level 2, so you can differentiate for kiddos reading at different levels while learning the same content. You might also want to incorporate a couple of fictional tex
Engage your readers with the step by step directions to make slime. This book is great for reading with older children who are early readers. It is an age-appropriate topic and activity and gives meaning to reading repetitive text.
Repetitive sight words include: you, need, to, put, it, in, the, u
This is a set of four differentiated leveled readers. They are informational texts about the life cycle of a butterfly. You can see each individual book at my store http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Learning-Should-Be-Fun; however, you will get a discount if you buy this bundle set rather t
4 PRINTABLE - LEVEL A Color & Read BooksTITLES:Can You Fly?Can You Swim?Can You Jump?Can You Climb?Fun for students and easy to use for teachers. Print, cut, and staple the books, and they are ready for students to color and learn how to read!!! These printable books are great to use during g
These are double plans which is an idea that comes from Teach Like a Champion, and the point of a double plan is to increase the focus on student behaviors during a lesson. These plans are designed to guide teachers and students through a guided reading lesson for each of the Okapi Flying start to L
Have you ever wondered which high frequency words to teach at each guided reading level? Would you like to know how to incorporate word study and word sorts into your guided reading program? This download offers a preview of my products. It shows the high frequency words and word sorts that are
Save time, money and effort with these modern and bright labels!Reading level spine labels assist students in locating books that match their abilities, and you to keep them organised. These labels are designed to coordinate with other products in my shop.This product is sized for Avery A4 L7651 she
Students need to learn about text features to make the most of reading nonfictional text. Since children love to learn, especially about animals, this book is a novelty when it comes to keeping a child's interest. Two read aloud videos for this book are available at https://www.topsthemonkey.com/f
Follow-up activity after completing the book, Frogs. Reading focus is on main idea. An answer key is provided.FREE READ ALOUD VIDEO available athttps://www.topsthemonkey.com/first-grade-dra-4-and-dra-6-read-alouds/frogs-first-grade-dra-4
This is a wonderful book in discussing text features with children. It contains all the basic text features (contents, index, chart, photos, labels, and captions) that young children need to know and understand how to use. There are two (FREE) read aloud videos found on my site for this book. The