Planning for Guided Reading
Teaching the Guiding Reading Lesson
Before the Reading
During the Reading
After the Reading
100

Students are similar enough in their reading competencies so that a text at a particular level will offer earning opportunities for them.

What is form a small group?

100

Provide enable proficient reading. Leave some problem-solving to do.

What is introduce the text?

100

Individual who selects an appropriate text that will be supportive but with a few problems to solve thus providing opportunities to learn.

Who is the teacher?

100

Individual who "listens in" to oral reading.

Who is the teacher?

100

Individual who may write/draw about the reading.

Who is the student?

200

The text is appropriate for the group. It offers challenges and opportunities to learn.

What is select a text?

200

Observe reading behaviors. Intervene very briefly if needed to support strategic actions, not to test for comprehension.

What is support students' reading of the text?

200

Individual who engages in conversations about the text by making predictions, activating background knowledge, or raising questions.

Who is the student?

200

Individual who makes nots about reading behaviors observed.

Who is the teacher?

200

Individual who assesses understanding of the text.

Who is the teacher?

300

Identify the demands of the text and opportunities for learning. Match with student needs.

What is analyze the text?

300

Encourage students to ground talk in the text and to cite evidence for their thinking. Observe for evidence of comprehension.

What is guide discussion of the text?

300

Individual who analyzes the text to determine challenges and learning opportunities.

Who is the teacher?

300

Individual who thinks actively while reading to understand the story or topic.

Who is the student?

300

Individual who engages others in discussion of text. 

Who is the teacher?

400

Select a few behaviors and understanding to notice, teach for, and support.

What is identify emphasis?

400

Prompt students to write about reading. Encourage expression of thinking within, beyond, and about the text.

What is extend understanding through writing about reading?

400

Individual who notices graphics and important text features such as heading.

Who is the student?

400

Individual who recognizes or takes apart words while reading for meaning.

Who is the student?

400

Individual who checks predictions and react personally to the text.

Who is the student?

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