Discipline: Professional Resources, Literacy
Grade(s): K - 8
Delivery Method: Print
Author(s): Michael F. Opitz, Michael P. Ford
The breakout success of guided reading comes as no surprise to most teachers. But is there only one way to do guided reading? Must teachers follow a defined set of guidelines? Michael Opitz and Michael Ford's response is an emphatic "No." With this book, they offer a second-generation model of guided reading—one that urges teachers to expand their vision and presents alternative practices. Reaching Readers originates from the idea that there are at least five considerations that need to be thought through for meaningful guided reading to occur:
Opitz and Ford's goal is to make guided reading an even more effective and efficient instructional technique. With this book, you can help ensure that all students reach their full potential as independent, lifelong readers.