If you are a K-2 teacher, then this is the resource for you. I have included 30 reading lessons for introducing the reading workshop to your students. Lessons are written to include an introduction, guided practice and finally independent practice. Here is a list of the lessons provided:
Lesson 1: What is Readers Workshop?
Lesson 2: Intro to Buddy & Ind. Reading
Lesson 3: What Do Good Readers Look Like?
Lesson 4: Readers Have Books that are Special
Lesson 5: Getting Help in Readers Workshop
Lesson 6: What Does RW Sound Like?
Lesson 7: What Does RW Look Like?
Lesson 8: What Does RW Feel Like?
Lesson 9: Readers Have Reminders
Lesson 10: Introducing the Reading Folder
Lesson 11: Choosing a Spot & Moving Quietly
Lesson 12: Buddy Reading Behaviors
Lesson 13: Strong Readers Re-read Books
Lesson 14: Partners Take Turns Making Decisions
Lesson 15: The Classroom Library
Lesson 16: Readers Use Cues to Make Predictions
Lesson 17: Goldilocks Rule: Too Hard!
Lesson 18: Goldilocks Rule: Too Easy!
Lesson 19: Goldilocks Rule: Just Right!
Lesson 20: Readers Choose Books Carefully
Lesson 21: Readers Use All of Their Tools
Lesson 22: Strategy - Sounds + Pictures
Lesson 23: Strategy - Skip it and Go On
Lesson 24: Strategy - Go Back & Re-read
Lesson 25: Strategy - Look for Little Words/Chunks
Lesson 26: Strategy - What Would Make Sense?
Lesson 27: Readers Can Ask for Help
Lesson 28: Fluency Sounds Like Talking
Lesson 29: Fluency - Readers Use Punctuation
Lesson 30: Teacher Expectations for RW
These lessons will get your readers workshop off to a great start in kinder through second grade.
xoxo - Reading Girl