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Category: Guided Reading

Guided Reading Binder Covers Freebies!

It’s only taken me 3 years since I began creating my leveled Guided Reading passages to do this, but… I finally have binder covers and spines to help keep your guided reading materials organized! These align with all my Guided Reading Passages packs, Level Pre A-Z. I created covers and spines for all Levels A-Z

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Post It Notes in Guided Reading Groups

One thing I always have in my guided reading baskets is a whole bunch of post it notes. I use all sorts of post it notes- regular size, mini tabs and the giant ones that are the same size as a piece of paper. Including a variety of post it notes at my fingertips allows

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GRo: Guided Reading App

I love new technology…I also love being organized, guided reading and all things that keep me on track to make my readers as successful as possible.  I am thrilled to share this amazing Guided Reading app with you that was created by a teacher who also loves all these things that I listed! The GRo

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Guided Reading Passages: Levels N-P

I’m so excited to share my newest set of Guided Reading Passages packs! I’ve had many requests for levels above M for quite a long time and since my 3rd and 4th graders this year were ready at these levels and above, I went for it! I broke down all that is included at each

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I Can’t Do That With an Actual Book!

I’ve been doing a lot of reading this summer, which I love! When asked, I generally tell people I don’t have a preference of reading on my iPad/Kindle versus an actual book. I truly enjoy reading on both. What I didn’t realize until after reading several books in a row on my iPad and then

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Oh Those Challenging Letters!

A few weeks ago I noticed that some of my earliest readers were still struggling with letter recognition. I know this happens every year, but this year it has been especially apparent. I was having a tough time getting those little readers to read the most basic leveled text and even just simply decode words.

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Spring has Arrived…in Guided Reading!

Well some days recently it has felt like spring, but other days not so much. So until spring actually comes to stay around here, my little readers are enjoying spring time in our guided reading groups instead! I switched out some of our winter and regular guided reading folders for our spring ones. My little

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Differentiating Word Work in Guided Reading Groups

Word work can be a challenge to plan for when meeting with a variety of leveled reading groups. I try to use the same resources for my lower leveled groups and just switch up the actual activities being done for each group to meet their needs. Check out what I’ve done for my PreA-C leveled

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Readers are Leaders…in Guided Reading Groups

I started something new this year to take a step back during my guided reading groups. I wanted my readers to take charge of the group, instead of me always leading them along. And let me tell you…it has been wonderful! I began a “Reading Leader of the Week” format. Each week one little reader

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Seasonal Guided Reading Passages for Your Earliest Readers

My earliest readers are beginning to make gains toward being ready to read Level A passages! We’ve been working hard at learning those letter names and sounds and then putting those sounds into words. While working on those things in isolation, I’ve also been focusing on reading very simple sentences that include simple sight words

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