For students who need help with their silent reading. This is a full Buddy Reading Guideline. Included: instructions for use of the strategy, a checklist for the steps in Buddy Reading to be used by students, a visual list to be used by buddies for discussion after reading, and ideas for cards for students who need help asking a partner to read.
I used this strategy very effectively with 2 students in 2nd grade; one student functioning on a pre-k level both socially and academically. With full guidance for 2-3 sessions, the students were able to complete the Buddy Reading process independently (with an aide for supervision).
Download is in PowerPoint format to allow for individualization and personalization (the purchase is for the overall format and strategy, but images are not the property of SJCurran)