This is a lesson plan for teachers who would like to update their guided reading practice to include 21st century skills, in order to help students improve their reading, better understand a variety of texts, and be able to have an opinion and determine validity of multimedia texts, as they would need in a real world context.
It discusses ways to incorporate critical thinking and creativity during the process, as well as collaboration and communication opportunities, for any group level.
Ideas for using multimedia texts and digital texts that focus on real world problems are also explained in this lesson plan, along with useful links.
The lesson template allows you to organize and keep track of all your guided reading groups, their levels, lessons, texts, and student observations.
With just a few adjustments to your regular guided reading practice, teachers can teachers can bring their guided reading into the 21st century.