As someone who has taught A LOT of Guided Reading lessons in my teaching career, I know the importance of that time with readers. It can be so meaningful where you learn a great deal about each reader. One way to ensure the groups are engaged is by being prepared. As a reading specialist, I’ve worked really hard to help teachers everywhere have all the materials they need at their fingertips for readers at a variety of levels. Planning for groups can be so time consuming; however, if you can focus all your energy on being with your readers during the group instead of scrambling for materials, both you and your readers will be happy! That’s why I created my Guided Reading passages packs!
Keep reading for a few ideas on how to use them and how to set them up quickly so they are always ready for your groups!