Whole Class Guided Reading: Non-Fiction

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Tried and tested in my class. If interested in how to implement some of these 'Whole Class Guided Reading' strategies- Click Here for more!

This package includes:

  1. A detailed daily plan allowing you to follow the lessons step-by-step.
  2. A PowerPoint for reference.
  3. Daily activities.
  4. Sentence stems to support good sentence structure.
  5. The text
  6. Inference through pictures activity for Day 4.
  7. Self/peer assessment opportunities.

This week of lessons went fantastically and children progressed daily in their reading skills, as well as in their expression, tone and pace of their reading. The same text is used every day, so the lower ability students get a chance to listen to it being read aloud before they try towards the end of the week.

What's different about teaching a non-fiction text is that you get to teach children about why an author has used elements like:

  1. Title
  2. Sub-headings
  3. Bold text
  4. Time connectives

While also discussing the difference between a fiction/non-fiction text, structurally.

Key Skills taught

  • Vocabulary
  • Retrieval
  • Explanation
  • Inference

See my other reading resources like Whole Class Reading: Little Red Riding Hood for a fiction text.

To see more on how I teach Whole Class Guided Reading, see my IGTV videos or check out my Instagram/Facebook page: Rebecca The Irish Teacher.

Or check out my blog: www.rebeccatheirishteacher.com

Let me know how you get on with this lesson, I'd love to hear from you.

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Teaching Duration
4 days
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