Launching Readers' Workshop -- Reading Minilessons to Grow and Develop Readers

Formats Included
PDF (3 MB)
TpT Digital Activity
Digital Download
Digital Download
Share this resource
Compatible with TpT Digital Activities
This PDF can be converted to an interactive version that students can complete from any device on TpT’s new tool. Learn more.

Also included in

  1. Everything you will need to launch Reader’s Workshop in your classroom: the minilessons to set up the structures of workshop along with the printables necessary for students to start their own reader’s notebook. These reading minilessons will build a solid foundation for your readers to actively en
    Save $5.50
  2. Over 100 minilessons to engage your readers in understanding how to make meaning while reading. These minilessons have actively engaged hundreds of readers to be more successful during independent reading. Grab this bank of minilessons to save you time and energy when planning your reading instruc
    Save $20.00


The intention of this collection of minilessons is to launch your Reader’s Workshop by building a community of readers who share, grow and learn together. Along with building community, this unit will set the guidelines and expectations of Readers’ Workshop.

Included are more than 10 minilessons to help build the classroom reading community along with student printables and possible anchor charts to print and use.

Key Teaching Points:

• Procedural lesson; transitioning to reader’s workshop

• Establish a reading identity

• Share/Model a reading identity

• Introduce Readers notebooks

• Reading List

• Making good book choices

• The kinds of thinking we do while we read

• Stopping and jotting while I read

• Guidelines of readers’ workshop

• Managing the classroom library

• Distinguishing types of genres

• Getting help during reader’s workshop

• Extending thinking in my notebook

This product is also part of my Reading Workshop Curriculum Bundle.

You might also be interested in these other Reading Units of Study...

· Introducing the Inquiry Process

· Monitoring Comprehension

· Following Characters Through a Fiction Story

· Reading Informational Text

· Inferring for Understanding

· Poetry--It's More Than Rhyme Schemes and Stanzas

· Synthesizing Text for a Deeper Understanding

· Book Projects--Fostering Student Independence

· Reading Test Preparation

As always, if you plan to share this product with other education professionals, additional licenses MUST be purchased for each individual using the product. Additional licenses are available for purchase on this product page.

Any feedback you give regarding this product will be greatly appreciated. 

Please click the green star to follow me and to never miss when new products are added to my store.

Please visit my literacy blog at for tips, tricks and strategies to use within your literacy instruction.

You can also find me at…

Website Literacy Treasures

Instagram literacytreasures

Pinterest @teachershuddle

Twitter @teachershuddle

Facebook Literacy Treasures

Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up