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Guided Reading

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Grade Levels
1st - 5th
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  1. Are you looking to learn more about guided reading, so that you can effectively implement it in your primary classroom? Do you want to create a binder that will help you organize your groups and reading materials? This resource will not only teach you about the philosophy and structure of guided rea
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Implementing guided reading into your primary classroom does not have to be stressful and daunting. You can become the guided reading guru at your school after using this resource to learn about what guided reading is and how to effectively implement groups into your classroom.

Below is a list of the different components of what is included in this best-selling resource:

  • All About Guided Reading: Guided reading at a glance, characteristics of a guided reading lesson, structure of a guided reading lesson (a breakdown of before, during and after reading), class record templates, explanation of how guided reading fits with reading workshop and a balanced literacy approach, and tips about organizing your guided reading materials and building a classroom library. Resources to explain exactly what guided reading is and how to implement it effectively in your classroom.
  • Guided Reading Groups: Resources and templates to help you form, organize, and keep your guided reading groups flexible. Information about how to create flexible, traditional guided reading groups, strategy groups, and groups based on student interests is included. There are many different templates for you to use to create your own guided reading groups and reading rotations.
  • Guided Reading Bulletin Board/Binder Display: Creative and colorful posters for you to print and display in a binder, or as a bulletin board. Examples show how you can organize the readers, title of the text, and level.
  • Guided Reading Lesson Plan Templates: Templates break down a guided reading lesson plan by days and before/during/after reading. Guidance is given about what to include in a general lesson plan for guided reading (regardless of the level). There are fiction and non-fiction prompts you can use to guide your lesson. Pictures give you ideas on how to organize your own lesson plans.
  • Guided Reading Schedule: How to create a guided reading schedule, tips about creating a schedule, and templates for you to use to create your own guided reading schedule.
  • Running Records: Information about what a running record is, how and why it is important to take them, running record symbols and miscue analysis, and templates for you to take your own running records.
  • Reading Conferences: Steps for having a successful reading conference, examples of reading goals, templates for a reading conference schedule, and setting student reading goals. Black and white and color printable awards for your students to take home to celebrate their growth as a reader.
  • Anecdotal Records: Guided reading log templates are included and explained as a way to track student data.
  • Guided Reading Activities: Many engaging and unique ideas are shared, to keep your readers motivated and excited for guided reading groups. Some ideas include making connections game, guided reading goodie bag game, and retelling games for fiction and nonfiction passages. There are fun printables (like a guided reading license!) that you can create with your readers.
  • Reading Response Activities: There are printable resources geared toward K-2 and then 3-5. A reading response journal, for grades 3-5, focuses on the following for comprehension: cause/effect, character changes, visualizing, character inferences, and metacognition. A journal template is included. A guided reading journal, for grades K-2, focuses on book introduction, story elements, story events, mental images, and reader response.
  • Creating a Home-School Connection with Families: Resources include a reading log, reading survey, classroom library book contract, and reading strategy tips for parents.

Throughout this unit, there are pictures, examples, and explanations of each component. There is also a colorful cover page for each component, for you to print and display pages in a guided reading binder.

If you are looking for GUIDED READING PASSAGES, click below:

Kindergarten Guided Reading Passages

Levels A-C

First Grade Guided Reading Passages

Level D Guided Reading Passages

Level E Guided Reading Passages

Level F Guided Reading Passages

Level G Guided Reading Passages

Second Grade Guided Reading Passages:

Level J Reading Passages

Level K Reading Passages

Level L Reading Passages

Level M Reading Passages

Guided Reading Passages for Second Grade BUNDLE

Third Grade Guided Reading Passages

Levels N, O, P

Fourth Grade Guided Reading Passages

Levels Q, R, S

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FREE Level K Guided Reading Passage

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