Guided Reading Archives - Page 2 of 6 - Simply Skilled Teaching

Guided Reading

summer activities for teachers 25 tips

Summer Activities for Teachers 25 Tips

Here’s my advice when it comes to summer activities for teachers: live a little! Swap the sensible shoes for flip flops! Ditch the dry erase markers and pick up a popsicle! Go 24 hours without raising your eyebrows and asking someone to “think about how you could have made a…

Read More
Top 7 Classroom Management Tips

Classroom Management Strategies – 7 Top Tips

Today’s classroom management strategies provide a framework for promoting positive behavior. We’ve all seen those old black & white class photos from the fifties: perfectly straight rows of desks filled with well-behaved, smiling children, each one sitting up straight with hands folded. The teachers stands near the chalkboard, holding the…

Read More
Apps to use to teach Reading

Apps for Teaching Reading 5 Things to Consider

We’ve all run across an old Dick and Jane book while browsing in a thrift shop or antique store; but I must admit, when I see one it makes me thankful it’s the 21st century! There are so many effective and engaging apps available for teaching reading in today’s classroom!…

Read More
Strategies List for Fluent Readers

Reading Comprehension Strategies List for Fluent Readers

Hey there, teacher peeps! In this post I want to share with you a useful Reading Comprehension Strategies list to help you plan your Guided Reading instruction for Fluent readers. Comprehension skills and vocabulary building should be the main focus of your teaching time with these students, so let’s dig…

Read More
Learn 5 Ways to be a Guided Reading Superhero

Teach Reading and Learn 5 Ways to Be a Guided Reading SuperHero

Read More

Reading Comprehension Activities-Emergent/Early/Transitional

The goal of reading is comprehension. Although we need to teach letters, sounds, sight words and phonics, we also need a periodic reminder: Reading comprehension activities are important! The foundational skills we are teaching all lead to the ultimate goal of reading: comprehending the text. Fluency Doesn’t Mean Much Without…

Read More

What is Guided Reading That Works?

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m thrilled to finally write this post to introduce Guided Reading That Works! I love my community of 20,000+ elementary school teachers, and I recently polled them to ask about what they experience as they run their Guided Reading groups. These educators shared…

Read More

Increase Reading Fluency – 7 Sensational Tips

Fluency–the ability to read accurately, at an appropriate pace, and with appropriate phrasing and expression–is a skill that develops over time and with repeated practice. If you’re a teacher in the primary grades, you know the importance of helping increase reading fluency in your students. Think of yourself as a…

Read More

How to Teach Guided Reading

Read More

5 Ways a Running Record Informs Guided Reading Instruction

Read More


Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
Thanks for stopping by!

Scroll to Top