Launching Reading Workshop Lesson Plans

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Launching Reading Workshop Lesson Plans are a lifesaver! Have you always wanted to run an organized, purposeful Reading Workshop? Do you need a little guidance with managing each area of your reading? Or maybe your current reading program is stale and you're constantly looking for resources to supplement? This systematic approach to Reading Workshop is jam-packed with resources to successfully implement a reading workshop, whether you have one in place already or are looking to change up your existing routine and start fresh. The best part? You can put it in motion TODAY.

This 180+ page bundle of Reader's Workshop Lesson Plans includes:

•Teacher Binder cover (Editable text)

•Complete set up guide

•The first 20 lessons to successfully launch your Reading Workshop

•Blank reading minilesson page (whole group and guided reading formats)

•Blank minilesson ideas list

•Guided Reading At a Glance (weekly lesson planning template)

•Guided Reading sorting students pages (for 2-6 groups)

•Editable word cards (8/page, for guided reading word work)

•Word work word building mat (and lowercase letter tiles)

•Editable Reading Scoring Rubric

•Running record form

•Student binder cover page

•Reading Workshop Conference Notes (individual and whole class notes)

•Just Right Books poster

•Editable Reading Workshop Expectations poster

•Reading Conference prompts

•4 Differentiated Reading Response Journals (for Independent Reading)

•Comprehension Strategies Posters (table AND bookmark AND individual posters: Visualizing, Predicting, Inferring, Connecting, Questioning, Retelling, Summarizing, Identifying, Evaluating)

•Comprehension Strategy Practice (work pages for each comprehension lesson)

•Common Theme posters

•Reading Genre posters (table with all and individual posters)

•Book Talk sign up

•Book Talk Reminders (talking points) poster

•Books We Recommend poster

•Our Reading Stamina poster (blank minutes)

•Literature Circles roles poster and individual role work pages

•Bulletin board/Reading Focus Wall "READING!" letters banner

•Editable Reading at Home (tips for parents)

•Editable Classroom Book Borrowing Policy

•Weekly Home Reading Log

•Student reading interest survey (reading inventory)

•and MORE!

Download the PREVIEW to get a GLIMPSE of what is included!

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More Anchor Charts:

Adding Details



Asking Questions

Author's Purpose


Cause and Effect

Character Traits

Close Reading

Compare and Contrast

Complete Sentences

Compound Words

Conclusion Writing

Context Clues


Fact and Opinion

Fiction vs. Nonfiction

Figurative Language

Friendly Letter Writing

Hamburger Paragraph Writing


How To Writing



Irregular Plural Nouns

Main Idea and Details

Making Connections

Making Predictions

Nonfiction Text Features


OREO Writing


Peer Conference

Peer Editing


Point of View

Prefix and Suffix


RACE Writing

Reading Expectations

Reading Fluency



Silent Magic e

Similes and Metaphors

Small Moments Writing

Spice Up Your Writing

Story Elements

Story Structure

Synonyms and Antonyms


Verbs Poster


What Good Writers Do

Writing Expectations

Writing Hooks

Writing Ideas

Writing Rubric

Writing Student Goals

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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 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.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


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