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The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Collection

Meet students where they are and lead them forward with intention and precision.

Build a rich Guided Reading collection over time with the most powerful, engaging, original texts to advance each student’s ability to process increasingly challenging books with fluency and comprehension.

  • What is it?
    What is Guided Reading?

    The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Collection is a small-group instructional context in which you support each reader’s processing of new challenging texts with using thousands of exquisite original texts and lessons for grades K–6. By bringing together a small group of children who are at a similar point in their reading development and guiding them to process a test that is leveled on a gradient of difficulty, you are able to provide an incremental amount of challenge at each reader’s edge of ability to process text.

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    Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Instructional Context Samplers
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    Explore the Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Instructional Context Samplers to begin designing the landscape of literacy education in your school.

    Each instructional context plays an essential role that contributes in different ways to every student's development as a reader, writer, and language user. Improve student outcomes by creating equitable literacy opportunities for all students with Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

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  • Who is it for?
    Who is Guided Reading for?

    The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Collection is for the classroom teacher who wants to expand and refine children’s reading and writing powers in grades K–6. This context is implemented in a small-group setting for teachers to support each reader’s development of their systems of strategic actions for processing new texts at increasingly challenging levels of difficulty.

  • What is inside?
    What is inside Guided Reading?

    The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Collection will include:

    • 1300 new, original titles (6 copies of each title) that span levels A–Z on the F&P Text Level Gradient™
    • Guided Reading Lesson Folders for each title. These guided reading books were created by a team of talented authors and illustrators under the direction of Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Each book is carefully calibrated to match the text characteristics underlying the F&P Text Level Gradient™
    • FPC Guided Reading Online Resources
      The resources needed for each guided reading lesson can be found online, including: PDFs of each lesson and each Recording Form, Video Library, and the Online Data Management System trial
    • Other Digital Resources: FPC Guided Reading Reading Record App for iPads®
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  • How is it implemented?

    The Guided Reading Collection is implemented with small-groups of students. Children read a teacher-selected text in a small group while the teacher provides explicit teaching and support for reading increasingly challenging texts. These texts are at the children’s instructional reading level and the children read the whole text. In guided reading teaching is responsive to individual student strengths and needs.

Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Teacher Tools

Coming Fall 2018
Fountas and Pinnell Literacy™ Teacher Tools

Whether you're a first-year teacher looking to stock up your classroom, or a veteran educator wanting to replenish missing supplies, Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Teacher Tools will equip you with the materials you need for daily instruction. The resources included in this valuable resource were chosen to help with the implementation of LLI, Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study System, or Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™. Items include highlighter tape, pocket chart, retractable pointer, magnetic letters, sentence strips, and more.

Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Implementation Timeline

Fountas and Pinnell Classroom™ Implementation Timeline

Take a look at the Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ PreK–6 Implementation and Release Schedule.

This detailed timeline chart will show you which FPC Instructional Contexts will release and when.

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Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Implementation Timeline
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Take a look at the Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ PreK–6 Implementation and Release Schedule.
This detailed timeline chart will show you which FPC Instructional Contexts will release and when. 

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The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Guided Reading Collection Release Timeline

Fountas and Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Implementation Timeline

The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Guided Reading Collection will include 1300 new, original titles (6 copies of each title) that span levels A–Z on the F&P Text Level Gradient™, with an accompanying lesson folder for each title. These guided reading books were created by a team of talented authors and illustrators under the direction of Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Each book is carefully calibrated to match the text characteristics underlying the F&P Text Level Gradient™. Review the release timeline of Guided Reading books from Grades K–6.