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Guided Reading

What is Guided Reading? Guided reading is a strategy that helps students become good readers. The teacher provides support for small groups of readers as they learn to use various reading strategies (context clues, letter and sound relationships, word structure, … Continue reading

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Guided Reading – Teacher Resources

Online Resources A Guided Reading Lesson Plan K-5 balanced literacy links Middle Years – balanced literacy links Guided Reading in the Primary Classroom from Scholastic.com Get Started with Guided Reading from Scholastic.com Assessment (K-3) – This site has excellent information … Continue reading

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Guided Reading – What Others Do!

When I am busy with a guided reading group, what do the other students do and how is this organized? Before we discuss what the others do, you must be prepared to dedicate an initial period of time to teaching … Continue reading

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Guided Reading – Leveled Texts

How do I know which levels are appropriate for my students? Some schools purchase between 5-6 copies of the same “leveled texts” so that once a child’s level is determined teachers can select from a leveled book collection for guided … Continue reading

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Guided Reading – Grouping Students

How do I group my students? If you are new to the guided reading approach it is probably best to begin with homogeneous groupings based on reading ability (determined through assessment such as running records, teacher observations, etc). This enables … Continue reading

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