Having students read on grade level text has been shown to help students make significant gains. Rather than adjusting reading material, Guided Reading focuses on using intensive small group interactions with grade level material to increase comprehension and provides teachers with close observation as a diagnostic tool.
Session A - Teachers will learn the essential elements of guided reading and the goals for each element.
Session B - Teachers will plan and role play guided reading sessions. Including developing questions, identifying important vocabulary, and planning for independent activities
Essential Question – How can structured and frequent Guided Reading sessions improve comprehension?
- Understand supporting research for Guided Reading
- Know the essential elements of Guided Reading
- Role play Guided Reading sessions
PARTICIPANTS: Up to 30
SESSION LENGTH: Session A = 2 hours; Session B = 2 hours
PREREQUISITES: Session A Required for Session B