Guided Reading for Beginners: A Guide for Teachers | How to Teach Guided Reading

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Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
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I never was able to go to a PD on guided reading so had to do some of my own learning and prepping! This is an easy resource to read with great tools for setup success!
This has helped me stay on track with my students. I can stray off course fairly easy especially with the lower quartile students.


This 30+ page packet is packed full of strategies and tips from a National Board Certified Teacher for anyone teaching Guided Reading in grades K-5. What is Guided Reading? When can I take anecdotal notes? What does my lesson plan look like? This 30+ page packet is full of strategies from a National Board Certified Teacher for anyone wanting to teach Guided Reading in grades K-5.

This set does not contain passages and/or worksheets for students, and is not editable. For a super-close look, please check out the preview.

I used these strategies and shared them with many teachers over the years I served as a Literacy Specialist and Literacy Coach. This is a perfect resource for new teachers, or teachers who are new to Guided Reading.

• A Quick Look at Guided Reading, pages 3-4
• Before, During, and After Reading, pages 4-5
• Guided Reading Cheat Sheet, page 6
• Materials for Guided Reading, page 7
• Anecdotal Records, pages 7-10
• Questioning, pages 11-12
• Planning Sheets for Guided Reading:
• Emerging/Early Developing Readers, page 13
• Developing Readers, page 14
• Independent Readers, page 15
• If… Then… - What to Teach Based on Your Students’ Needs, pages 16-20
• Sample Schedules, pages 21-22
• Grouping Posters, pages 23-31
• Credits/Terms of Use, page 32

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Thank you for looking! Jen Sykes, Hello Mrs Sykes
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32 pages
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1 Year
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