Planning for Effective Guided Reading. The Learning Zone Planning a guided reading lesson. Agenda. Fountas , I. C. & Pinnell , G. S. 2001. Guiding Readers and Writers Grades 3-6. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann . The Learning Zone. What the learner can do independently.
Planning a guided reading lessonAgenda
What the learner can do independently
What the learner can do with the support of an expert other
makes it possible to teach at the cutting edge of students’ understanding
teacher support is light
students assume responsibility for problem solving
teaching helps students read more productively and more intensively
Fountas, I. C. & Pinnell, G. S. 2001. Guiding Readers and Writers Grades 3-6. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.Guided Reading & The Learning Zone
provide very specific and focused instruction to small groups of students
address students’ needs at one particular point on the developmental continuum in order to expand and refine their reading ability
Fountas, I. C. & Pinnell, G. S. 2001. Guiding Readers and Writers Grades 3-6. Portsmouth, NH: HeinemannZoom Lens
Read the entire text. groups of students
Review the Fountas and Pinnell Continuum (selecting text section) and identify the focus of the lesson.
Think about how you will address the focus of the lesson in the introduction of the lesson.Text Selection
With your building grade level partners set goals for guided reading for the next couple of weeks.
Brainstorm ways you can help one another achieve your goals.Wrap-Up