A great resource for teachers, administrators and reading coaches who are interested in implementing an organized, informed, and effective reading workshop that include reading conferences. Contains the background information and tools you need to get started.
An overview of reading conferences. Describes the content of reading conferences and their purpose. Also includes tips for organizing reading conferences and using them to guide further instruction.
—Mini-Lesson (short & extended version): A mini-lesson over reading conferences. Teaches students what they should expect during a reading conference, how they can prepare for a conference and when to sign up for a conference. Includes a sample anchor chart.
—Teacher Prompt Sheet: Use this as a reference during reading conferences. Includes sentence starters and teacher behaviors for each of these categories:
Begin a reading conference.
Listen to the student read.
Help the student problem-solve.
Name and extend reading concepts.
Discuss reading habits and reading workshop procedures.
Conclude the conversation.
—Teacher Record Sheet, EDITABLE
—Conference Sign-Up Sheet
FOR OTHER LESSONS, TEACHER GUIDES, AND STUDENT RESOURCES SEE MY READING WORKSHOP BUNDLE
Includes this product plus 9 others—everything you need to implement independent reading, conferences, mini-lessons, guided reading, book talks, literature study and balanced test prep.
Reading Workshop Guide & Toolkit BUNDLE
Other Reading Workshop Resources:
Reading Workshop Roadmap
Establishing Structured Independent Reading
Reading Notebooks & Reading Response
Book Talks: Building a Reading Culture
33 Reading Behavior Mini-Lessons
Guide to Read Alouds & Genre Study
Crafting Effective Guided Reading Lessons
Planning & Implementing Literature Study
Test Preparation & Reading Workshop
Looking for an organized, cohesive curriculum for the reading workshop classroom? Take a look at these genre study units:
I am creating a series of genre units that include read alouds, mini-lessons and lesson extensions (guided practice). The lessons cover the common core and increase in complexity with each genre. Together they will form an in-depth, cohesive reading curriculum—perfect for the reading workshop classroom! The first unit is available now:
Realistic Fiction Unit Bundle: Grades 3-4
Realistic Fiction Unit Bundle: Grades 5-6