Pure Guided Reading
Learn about Guided Reading in its pure form:
- The research behind guided reading and how it fits into a gradual release of responsibility model.
- Assessments you can use to help inform grouping for guided reading.
- A structure for guided reading lessons and ideas with how to plan.
The self-paced nature of this course makes it perfect for individuals or teams of teachers.
PURE GUIDED READING
Most of us, when first starting out, were thrown into the classroom with very little practical experience. (The sink or swim method as we call it!) If you landed in a school that uses a ‘workshop model,’ you may have found yourself searching frantically to find out anything you could about guided reading, so you could hit the ground running.
Over the years you may have cobbled together different bits of information, research and knowledge about running guided reading in the classroom but you may never have had explicit training in the what, why and how of Guided Reading in its pure form.
Are any of these true for you?
- You’re wanting reassurance to know you’re ‘doing’ guided reading right.
- You’re looking for a clear way to structure and plan your guided reading lessons.
- You’re interested in knowing more about grouping your students based on need as well as the level.
- You’re wondering where independent reading and conferring fits into all this?
If so, then this Guided Reading Course is right for you!
In this online course, you’ll be guided through:
- Looking at the research behind guided reading and how it fits into a gradual release of responsibility model.
- Highlighting assessments you can use to help inform grouping for guided reading.
- Outlining a structure for guided reading lessons (including providing a plan you can take away and use immediately).
- Viewing guided reading lessons in action.
Note: This course has been designed to support individual teachers and/or groups of teachers (eg. a PLC group) to work through the lessons at a pace that’s best for you. You can devour all the lessons in one day or spread them out over a longer period. If you’re part of a PLC we recommend watching 1 module per week and then going away to trial your learning before coming back to reflect on it with your peers. Don’t let us boss you around though- it’s all self-paced, so you can move through it as fast or as slow as you want!
You will have access to all the resources and lessons for 6 months from the start date of the course.
- Module 1: Building the Foundation
- Session 2: Assessment
- Session 3: Text Selection / Lesson Structure
- Session 4: Before / During / After the lesson
- Session 5: Planning a Lesson
Modules will consist of:
- Recorded Presentations
- PDF Tasks
- PDF Resources (to be used in your classroom)
- Additional professional readings
- What: 5 Modules (each module has approximately 1 hour of lessons).
- Where: On the Oz Lit Teacher and Mardi Gorman course website (Kajabi) – you’ll get login details as soon as you purchase the course.
- When: This course is ready to start now! You will have access to the course contents for 6 months.
- Cost: $250+GST per person (with 5% being donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation) If you have more than 10 staff, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a large school discount.
- If you’d like an invoice so your school can pay, just send an invoice request to email@example.com
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Online Writing Courses
- Writing Traits Masterclass – 6 weeks $250+GST per person
This 6 x 60-minute masterclass covers the meaning of each writing trait is (beyond its basic definition), what each trait looks like in mentor texts and student writing and how to teach students about each trait.
- Teach Writing with Confidence – 4 weeks $180+GST person
This 4 x 60-minute class covers effective writing instruction, practical ways to increase student engagement and skill in writing and includes a program on how to choose and deliver effective mini-lessons in writing for students between years 2 to 6.
Online Reading Courses
- Effective Think Alouds – 2 hours $40+GST per person
This Program covers the What, Why and How of effective think alouds, how to plan for effective think alouds and how to make your own think-aloud recordings for online instructions.
- Pure Guided Reading – 5-hour video $250+GST person
This video program covers effective assessments, how to use assessments to inform grouping for guided reading and the structure for effective guided reading lessons.
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This mini-course covers the history of book clubs and teaches how to implement effective book clubs with students.
- Strategy Group Course – 1 hour $65+GST per person
This 1-hour group course covers the structure of an effective strategy group lesson for teaching reading to students.
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This 1.5-hour mini-course teaches Participants the structure of effective close reading lessons for teaching reading to their students.
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