• Readers think about the story and words before they read.
• Readers use letters, sounds, snap words and patterns to help them read.
• Readers use fix up strategies when they know something isn’t right.
• Partners’ help each other read.
The lessons have easy daily scripts for the teacher to use during the reading workshop lesson. Each mini lesson includes a connection, teaching point, active engagement, link, mid-workshop teaching point, share time, recommended mentor text and the common core standard met.
There are 22 easy to follow scripted lessons.