Refining Your Reading Workshop. Session 6 – Strategy Groups. Agenda. Purposes of small groups Strategy group vs. Guided Reading group Logistics of using small groups. Purposes for small groups. Purposes of Small Group Instruction. Read increasingly more challenging texts
Session 6 – Strategy Groups
Guided Reading Group
Children read different books.
Purpose is to provide practice with a strategy the child hasn’t mastered using easy or familiar text.
Teaching points are similar to mini-lessons, but reinforces strategies not being used.
Shared text – easy or instructional - teaching point
Name and demonstrate strategy (resembles Mini-lessons)
Read books independently
Differentiated Instruction for Building Strategic, Independent Readers – Jennifer Serravallo
Group A - Read Chapter 1: Beyond Reading Groups, Beyond Guided Reading
Group B - Read Chapter 4 – Guided Practice Toward Independence: Strategy Lessons for Comprehension, Print Work, and Fluency
p. 97 – 109
Group C - Continue chapter 4 p. 109- 117
(p. 43 – 44)