Guided Reading Activities

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Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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This guided reading activity bundle is an amazing collection of activities that will have your students interested and engaged in reading as part of your back to school program for reading. These guided reading activities are intended to help students understand the reading strategies for both literature and informational text and to improve literacy and reading comprehension starting at the beginning of the year. There are over 200 pages of resources!

This high interest guided reading bundle includes:

Guided Reading Tips and Advice Resource (4 pages)

Guided Reading Assessment (2 pages)

9 Reading Strategy Assessments and Rubrics (CCSS aligned) 18 pages

-Character Analysis


-Main Idea and Details

-Making Inferences

-Nonfiction Structure

-Point of View



-Words and Phrases

→29 Graphic Organizers

-Character Chart

-Character Hippo

-Cluster Web

-Connections Chart

-Describing Wheel

-Faction and Opinion

-Fiction Story Puzzle

-Five W's Chart

-Flow Chart

-Inference Chart

-KWL Chart

-Main Idea Map

-Main Idea and Details

-Predicting with Evidence

-Problem and Fix-Up

-Problem and Solution



-Sticky Note Connections

-Sticky Note Questioning

-Sticky Note Vocabulary

-Story Map

-Text Features


-Venn Diagram


-Vocabulary Boxes

-Vocabulary Organizer

→13 Reading Extension Activities (14 pages)

-Compare and Contrast

-Create a Billboard

-Creating Apps

-Multiple Choices

-Music Connections

-Sequencing Recipe

-Squiggle Picture

-Social Networking

-Story Menu

-Story Pyramid



-Word Find Puzzle

→30 Inference Task Cards (13 pages)

-task cards

-answer key


→12 Reading Fiction Strategy Task Cards (7 pages)

-Compare and Contrast

-Making Inferences

-Sequence of Events



-Cause and Effect

-Drawing Conclusions


-Main Idea and Details

-Making Connections

-Point of View


12 Reading Nonfiction Strategy Task Cards (8 pages)

-Compare and Contrast

-Making Inferences

-Sequence of Events


-Author's Purpose

-Cause and Effect

-Drawing Conclusions


-Main Idea and Details

-Making Connections

-Fact or Opinion

-Citing Evidence

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Reading Guide and Answer Key (52 pages)

Universal Novel Activities (57 pages)

→Sporting Extension Activity

→Create Your Own Website Activity

→Discussion University Activity

→Literature Circles Task Cards

→Sticky Note Reading

→Die Reading Activity

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The Reading Literature Common Core Standards that this amazing resource covers are:
















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Total Pages
205 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.


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