Small Group Instruction

Resources for Word Study in Small Groups:

Word Study at a Glance

How to Teach Guided Word Study

GRR Characteristics checklist

Low Inference Notes Organizer

Jan Richardson – guided reading activities summary

Center activities for all 5 Pillars


Guided Reading Resources:

Guided Reading Lesson Prompts for Fictional Texts (downloadable posters)Characteristics of Text Levels A-R

Excellent guided reading resources, tools, and links. (Check out the links at the bottom of the page)Complementary Teaching Points for Reading Behaviors at Each Reading Level

F & P Comprehension Question Stems to Use During Guided Reading (fiction & non-fiction)

Guided_Reading_observation Forms for each level (includes behaviors to notice on side bar)

Text level- titles, behaviors and characteristics A-S.pdf

GR Comprehension Questions Leveled and Categorized

Reading Level Expectation Chart

Tips for Managing Guided Reading with Large Class Sizes



Guided-Reading-Observation-Form (transitional and fluent readers)

Guided Reading Lessons (downloadable and organized by Fountas & Pinnel Reading Levels) Courtesy of Warsaw Community Schools