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Guided Reading

Assess-Decide-Guide: A Guided Reading Framework that works

Keynote: 

Title: Assess-Decide-Guide: A Guided Reading Framework that Works!

Guided reading is the component of a balanced literacy program that allows teachers to flexibly group students to meet individual needs. This session will focus on using formative assessments to pinpoint a focus for instruction, form flexible groups, and select an appropriate text. 

Breakout 1: Powerful Next Steps for Primary Guided Reading

This presentation explores the principles of emergent and early guided reading that make instruction powerful for children in the primary grades. Topics include prompting for strategic processing, guided writing, and word study. Learn how an integrated guided reading lesson can help every child become a better reader. 

Breakout 2: Powerful Next Steps for Intermediate Guided Reading

Although comprehension is the goal of every guided reading lesson, it takes center stage for transitional and fluent readers. Learn how to teach important comprehension strategies and how to scaffold students so they become engaged readers who think at deeper levels.