Guided Reading

Guided reading enables children to practice strategies with the teacher's support, and leads to independent silent reading. - New England Department of Education

What is Guided Reading?

Guided reading is small-group instruction for students who read the same text. The group is homogeneous meaning the students read at about the same level, demonstrate similar reading behaviors, and share similar instructional needs.

-From Guiding Readers and Writers: Grades 3-6 by Fountas & Pinnel

 

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