This is a GREAT starter kit. All you need is a book of your choice and kids to teach! Print out the forms for your group plans. Fill in a few specifics, and you're ready to go! This set has 5 levels of lesson templates, word work mats (to save paper), elkonin mats to help with decoding, book marks of 11 different strategies for fluency AND comprehension, generic skill pages for any book, posters for all 11 strategies (decoding and comprehension), and a clip chart for students to take ownership of their own learning!
Here's the Table of Contents:
p.6-11 – 5 Levels of Guided Reading Lesson Templates (A-M+)
p.12–15 – Rotational Schedule for Different Levels and Group Numbers
p.16-23 - Decoding Strategy Posters
P.24-26 Decoding & Comprehension Bookmarks (3/page)
p.27-31 - Comprehension Strategy Posters
p.32-38 – All Strategies Clip Chart Pieces (2/page)
p.39-45 - Guided Reading Activities: Fiction Die, Non-Fiction Die, Text Feature Die, Retell Spinner, Comprehension Question Stars
p.46-48 – Word Work Mats
p.49-51 – Elkonin Box Mats
p.52-53 – Simple Book Club Form
p.54-59 – Skill Practice Pages
--Compare & Contrast
-Cause and Effect
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.