Setting Up Reader's Workshop: A Full Implementation Plan

Hope King
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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230 pages
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In this 230 page unit, you will find resources to completely implement Reader's Workshop and independent reading into your classroom. Resources in this unit will help you prepare a classroom library that is easily accessible, functioning like a well-oiled machine. By building a classroom library that motivates young readers, it is easy to excite your students about becoming engaged reader’s. This unit also outlines ten lessons that will set your students up for success as you begin Reader’s Workshop in the classroom, as well as resources and materials to set-up Reader's Workshop Notebooks for each student. Each lesson includes the resources necessary to carry out the instruction in the classroom. Stay tuned for future units that will supplement your reading instruction.

This Unit Includes:
A complete guide to implement Reader's Workshop into your classroom on a daily basis. This information includes example schedules and outlines of the procedures for each day.

Included in Library Resources:
-Decorative Book Bin Labels by Genre
-Color Coded Leveling Labels
-Genre Labels for Inside Cover of Books

Included in Minilesson Resources:
-Lesson 1: Real vs. Fake Reading
-Lesson 2: Know Thy Library
-Lesson 3: Selecting Just Right Books
-Lesson 4: Setting Up Reader's Workshop Notebooks
(includes notebook materials)
-Lesson 5: Chart Thy Reading
-Lesson 6: Tickets Please (An every 9 week project)
-Lesson 7: Reader's Response (includes 12 prompts)
-Lesson 8: Book Nookin'
-Lesson 9: Park-It Partners
-Lesson 10: Go for the Goal

Also included in this unit: Resources to assist you in setting up student book boxes/reading bags.

Take a look at the preview to see inside the unit. Please let me know if you have any questions!
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