Whether you are new to teaching guided reading or a seasoned pro, there is something in this product that will help you become a better teacher of reading.
About this product:
-This resource is separated by genre: Realistic Fiction/Historical Fiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and Nonfiction.
-Each section includes:
*Three pages of discussion questions (Within the Text, Beyond the Text, and About the Text). Within the Text questions cover Word Solving, Summarizing, and Fluency. Beyond the Text questions include Predictions, Connections, Synthesizing, and Inferring. About the Text questions draw upon the skills of Analyzing and Critiquing. These pages are great to laminate and make into a flip chart for quick and efficient use while teaching guided reading.
*Two extension activities focused toward that genre intended to be used once a group has finished reading a book.
-Bonus Items for this product include:
*Note taking guided reading template for a group.
*Note taking guided reading template for an individual student.
*Word Work/Skill Reinforcement ideas appropriate for middle school to use at the end of guided reading lessons each day.
*A language guide to use with your students during guided reading intended to help you prompt for fluency and keep questioning open-ended.
*Interactive bookmarks to be used as formative assessment during guided reading lessons on the following topics:
-KWL (What I know, What I want to learn, What I learned)
This product will change the way you speak with your students and question them about their reading. It will no doubt help to prepare students for assessment surrounding the Common Core State Standards as within, beyond, and about questions require students to think deeply about text on all levels. Also, the way the product is separated by genre allows you to confidently be able to find questions appropriate for any book that you're reading with students. Purchase this product and you will no longer struggle with what to ask students in regard to their reading! As a bonus, you will also have genre-specific extensions and formative assessments.