I confess; I love guided reading. I never mind planning guided work and I certainly enjoy delivering it. I love choosing the texts and thinking about how the children are going to enjoy reading something new and exciting for the first time. I like thinking about how to use the book to it’s best advantage, drawing out the richness of the text and the pictures. Of course to be able to do that you do need the resources and the rich text and illustration. Book 4 level 6 simply will not do for really engaging children with reading and books.
I’ve seen some fantastic guided reading sessions and…
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