Looking to plan more effective guided reading lessons in less time? This template mirrors the format for guided reading suggested by the Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project. A high quality guided reading lesson can be delivered in an as little as 5-10 minutes and takes less than 10 minutes to plan.
Keep your plans in the bag with your sets of leveled readers to use them again and again.
This document contains an explanation of when to use guided reading (versus other types of small group literacy instruction), a description of what effective guided reading looks like, instructions on how to plan a lesson, a lesson planning template, and a sample lesson.