Guided reading is a successful feature of literacy lessons in more and more primary schools. At the core to the approach is the focus on a small group working together using the same selected text. Here are some ways to make the best use of that valuable time together.
Implementing teacher-led, small group work, such as guided reading, can be a challenge in a busy classroom. It can be useful to develop an array of related activities around chosen texts that other students can partake in without having to be closely monitored.