Guided practice is a key component of reading instruction that is too often shortchanged in busy classrooms. Reading experts and veteran teachers Valorie Falco and Rochelle Soloway share their research-based, classroom-tested strategies for filling this instructional gap: interactive read-alouds and shared reading. These engaging whole-class lessons scaffold students' learning about reading strategies, genre, text structure, text features, and more. Investing time in guided practice pays big dividends in student learning - students experience success and move to independence more quickly. Model lessons, book lists, and management tips give you everything you need to implement these strategies effectively in your classroom!
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.