FREE Close Read Download~ This short, easy-to-understand explanation of close reading instruction really helps clarify the process and reasons behind the approach. This is the best, short-and-simple resource related to this important CCSS mandate that I've found, so far!
Back to School! The key to successful Guided Reading groups is to stay organized. In my binder I have a spot for plans and then I have a tab for each student. Below are some of the forms I use to plan my groups.