The Guided Reading: Synthesize resource book for first and second grades features 36 readers—six sets of two each for below-, on-, and above-level student readers. Filled with photos and charts, this nonfiction resource features informational text about caves, soccer, Hawaii, and more. Ready to Go Guided Reading: Synthesize is an effective guided reading resource for first and second grades. This reading comprehension resource book includes:-discussion guides-prompts to encourage students to work with the text and text features-leveled readers that cover high-interest topics-graphic organizers and an observation sheet. The readers are separated into below-, on-, and above-level reading skills. This reading comprehension resource contains callout boxes to direct students to apply guided reading strategies to the texts, such as scanning for meaning or word work. Each reader concludes with a writing prompt so students can show what they learned. The 12-book Ready to Go: Guided Reading series for grades 1–6 provides the elements you need for your guided reading lesson plans. Each 80-page book contains 36 total readers, six discussion guides, and three reproducible pages. The series features four books for each grade span and focuses on the following comprehension strategies:-Analyze-Determine Importance-Synthesize-Visualize. The readers contain short nonfiction texts and text features such as vocabulary banks, charts, maps, and photographs.