Getting ready for state ELA tests? Got one of those thrilling test prep books to plod through? Not sure exactly how to use all those passages in a way that makes sense for your students? Use this plan to combine the best of guided literacy with whatever test-prep materials are provided to you.
This template can be used for any grade level. The example lesson provided uses two passages on Lexile Level 1000 (from ReadWorks) and would probably be appropriate for 5th or 6th grade.