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Guided Comprehension in the Primary Grades
by Maureen McLaughlin
|Grades||K – 3|
An innovative, comprehensive resource that contains everything you need to teach Guided Comprehension in the primary grades.
This highly successful teaching framework helps develop reading comprehension in young children by providing explicit and guided strategy instruction, numerous opportunities for engagement, and a variety of leveled texts and instructional settings. In this new edition of IRA's bestseller, you'll read about the model's theoretical framework, explore 16 new theme-based lessons, and discover practical ideas for classroom organization and management. Ideas for differentiating instruction, new theme resources, and new examples of student work are featured within each theme.
The appendixes offer additional updated resources, including ideas for teaching the building blocks of literacy, booklists, assessments, home–school connections, and classroom-ready reproducible forms.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students learn the ins and outs of writing biographies by researching a contemporary or historical figure and writing a summary.