Guided Reading Made Easier
Guided reading activities are a valuable approach used to help students be able to read a wide variety of material easily and with deep comprehension. Really Good Stuff® has developed guided reading activities and tools based on Common Core Standards to assist teachers, or parents working with their children on school reading at home. These tools successfully use guided reading principles and techniques.
Our Guided Reading Question Wands are a set of 30 color-coded and numbered wands that ask students standards-based, higher-order questions while they read independently or during guided reading sessions. The wands include 15 literature questions and 15 informational text questions to use before, during, and after reading. The 10 different-colored wands correspond to Teaching Points skills that include main idea, key details, context clues, inference, vocabulary, text features, prediction, synthesis, integrate information, fluency, determine importance, and more.
Read Every Day Folders are a great way to encourage guided reading at home. Beyond carrying reading materials, these folders feature daily reading logs, as well as helpful tips and questions that can promote stronger reading comprehension and understanding. Plus, these folders make a resource that parents can use to help further their child’s reading skills.
Citing Textual Evidence Easily
The I Can Prove It! E.Z.C. Reader® gives students confidence that the answers are in the text and can be found through critical thinking during rereading. Students are challenged to prove their answer is supported by the text, using the EZC Reader to frame it. They can utilize one of the five standards-based reasons to find evidence for their answers.
Another excellent hands-on guided reading tool for citing textual evidence is our Close Reading Evidence Finder E.Z.C. Reader®. Common Core literature and informational text questions are literally right at students' fingertips, as they are engaged in framing text with their fingers on the flocked fingerprints. The colored windows truly line up text for struggling readers.
Our Colored Overlays Set of 10 Assorted Colors is one more way students with reading difficulties can be supported. This set offers overlays in ten assorted, soothing colors to use according to individual readers' needs and preferences. The overlays cover an 8½" x 11" page. Browse our collection of guided reading books, activities, games, and more to help children learn to read proficiently. Be sure to also check out our selection of language arts activities, or shop by subject for curriculum products across the board.