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*Effective reading instruction involves a combination of powerful instructional settings. This post is the first in our "What is...?" series, where we define each instructional context that makes up a coherent literacy system.

What is guided reading?

Guided reading is a small-group instructional context in which a teacher supports each reader's development of...Read more »

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In discussing a guided reading text, you want to support students in the discussion so that they help each other reach for the deeper meaning of the text. There are important big ideas and messages you want to be sure all students understand, but they will also take their own meaning from the text. 

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