Guided Reading Levels by Grade

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Make the Most of Small Group Instruction with these quick and easy documentation forms.

Making the Most of Small Group Instruction {with The Learning Chambers}

Cute and easy Word Work activity for Daily 5, reading groups, or centers.


Use this little FREEBIE as a whole group phoneme substitution activity. Students could also use this with partners. Includes 20 cards, substituting beginning, middle, and end phonemes in words. I value and appreciate your feedback on this FREE ITEM! Interested in more ideas, freebies, and fun?

Spring Phoneme Substitution FREEBIE!

FREE - guided reading lesson plan template - sample!

Guided Reading - Lesson Plan Template

Are you a teacher in need of classroom organization tips and ideas for setting up a classroom and home reading program? Read this post for tips and strategies to implement a reading program for children using Daily 5, using leveled readers and book baskets to teach kids to read, and more. Plus how-to create reading folders with a FREE parent hand-out printable.

Setting Up A Classroom and Home Reading Program - Proud to be Primary

Students track their reading level. Would be great to keep in a take home binder so parents can talk with them about it! A great way to begin using data notebooks.

Editable Data Binder

Word wands. Miss Kindergarten: classroom management

Miss Kindergarten: classroom management

The kids LOVE to read with pointers! Really helpful for those Littles who are beginning readers...they all LOVE pointers! I use a variety of pointers but their favorite are the finger lights that you see in the bottom picture.They go crazy over these! They are available on Amazon for less than $1.00 You can click on the image to check them out.

Guided Reading 101 Part 1

Guiding Readers: August September NO PREP ELA Unit for K-1 ~Just Print and Teach! No Prep Print and Go Lesson Planning made easy! Reading, Phonics, Comprehension, Word Work and More! NOTE: This isn't a packet of worksheets. These are actual Lessons that guide you through the process of using Read Alouds to teach the standards for Reading and Phonics. ************************************* This resource will give you SIX weeks (30 days) of ENGAGING lessons in the areas of:..

Guiding Readers: August September NO PREP ELA Unit for K-1

Ready, Aim, FIRE! Sight Word Game...can use paper plates too :)

The First Grade Parade: Ready, Aim, FIRE!

Create CVC words with this fun, interactive center game. Students will love it! (And there's a free download at the blog post as well!)

Toss A CVC Word!

Reader's theater script for 3 pigs

KinderGals: When we know better…we do better!

The Three Little Pigs: Reader's Theater & Puppet Fun!

The Three Little Pigs: Reader's Theater & Puppet Fun!

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Never found a website as helpful as this one for phonemic awareness activities!

Free Printable Reading Activities To Improve Reading Skills

Empower young students by implementing age-appropriate data collection in your primary classroom. (Pictured: Sample pages from "Student Data Graphs, K-2")

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Vowel Pairs Anchor Chart

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Rules for when to use K or C :) I always wondered!! (I'm loving learning about the Orton-Gillingham approach!)

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Vowel Surgery in Kindergarten- what fun! Seriously going to have to try this AWESOME idea combining dramatic play and word work!

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This packet of reading responses will help your students comprehend when reading fiction, non-fiction, or even when they listen to a book/cd digitally.

Reading Responses

Read and Recall Freebie Update! #Classroomfreebies

Classroom Freebies: Read and Recall Freebie Update!

Have your young students keep book club binders to track their learning in their small groups!

Thank God It's First Grade!

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Guided Reading Note Cards for Teachers FREEBIE

Short vowels reading fluency and sequencing puzzles that make reading fun and incorporates so many phonics skills!

Short A Activities and Resources (including freebies!)

Roll a Silly Sentence pin

Roll a Silly Sentence (FREE Printable Included!)