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Small Group Reading Instruction Format

  • Book Clubs
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Coaching Into Book Clubs
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Guided Reading Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Introduction
    • During Reading
    • After Reading
    • Word Study
    • Assessing Student Performance
  • Interactive Writing Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Introduction
    • Teacher Prompting
    • Teacher Think Aloud
    • Teacher Modeling
    • Teacher Supporting
    • Revisiting Text for Letter and Word Learning
    • Using Text as a Reader
    • Assessing Student Performance
  • Read Aloud Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Read Aloud Performance
    • Think Aloud
    • Partnerships
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Shared Reading Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Comprehension Session
    • Cross Checking Session
    • Word Study Session
    • Fluency Session
    • Orchestration Session
    • Assessing Student Performance
  • Strategy Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Type
    • Transferrable Language
    • Four Parts
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components

Reading Workshop

  • Assessment - Comprehension Talk
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Assessment - Miscue Analysis/Reading Records
    • Administration
    • Roles and Routines
    • Use as a Formative
    • Use to Monitor Progress
    • Use as a Summative
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Assessment - Observation Notes
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Performance Assessments
    • Administration
    • Norming Process
    • Benchmarks
    • Align Rubric to Curriculum
    • Use as a Summative
    • Use as a Formative
    • Use to Monitor Progress
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals\
  • Assessment - Share Session
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Use as a Formative
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals
  • Assessment - Writing About Reading
    • Objective Observation Lens
    • Normed Observation Lens
    • Use as a Formative
    • Roles
    • Use as a Summative
    • Use as a Formative
    • Use to Monitor Progress
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals
  • Book Clubs
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Coaching Into Book Clubs
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Guided Reading Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Introduction
    • During Reading
    • After Reading
    • Word Study
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Interactive Writing Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Introduction
    • Teacher Prompting
    • Teaching Think Aloud
    • Teacher Modeling
    • Teacher Supporting
    • Revisiting Text for Letter and Word Learning
    • Using Text as a Reader
  • Small Group - Reading Aloud Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teacher Read Aloud Performance
    • Teaching Think Aloud
    • Partnerships
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Coaching Into Book Clubs
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Shared Reading Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Comprehension Session
    • Cross Checking Session
    • Word Study Session
    • Fluency Session
    • Orchestration Session
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Strategy Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Type
    • Transferrable Language
    • Four Parts
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Conferring with Readers
    • Research
    • Compliment
    • Teaching Point
    • Types of Teaching
    • Teaching for Transfer
    • Active Engagement
    • Link
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Physical Environment
    • Meeting Area 1 - Mini-Lesson
    • Meeting Area 2 - Small Group Instruction
    • Meeting Area 3 - Partner "Check In"
    • Independent Reading Spot
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Roles and Routines
    • Opening of Reading Workshop
    • Mini-Lesson
    • Student Reading Practice
    • Mid Workshop
    • Share
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Materials
    • Student Materials
    • Teacher Materials
    • Wall Space - Visual Scaffolds
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Stamina and Engagement
    • Reading Volume
    • Sustained Reading
    • Attention and Focus
    • Sense of Urgency and Importance
  • Whole Class Mini-Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Four Parts
    • Language
    • Connection
    • Teaching Point
    • Types of Teaching
    • Teaching for Transfer
    • Active Engagement
    • Link
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Student Reading Materials
    • Book Bin
    • Personal Resources
    • Class Resources
  • Reader's Notebook
    • Set Up
    • As a Strategy
    • As a Resource
    • As an Assessment Tool
  • Independent Reading Practice
    • Materials
    • Location
    • Student Roles
    • Accountability Loop
    • Use of Scaffolds
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Closing/Share Session
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components

Large Group Reading Instruction Format

  • Mini-Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Types
    • Transferrable Language
    • Four Parts
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Interactive Read Aloud
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Read Aloud Performance
    • Think Aloud
    • Partnerships
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Whole Class Conversation Practice
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Language Investigations
    • Choral Reading
    • Current Events
    • Handwriting Mini-Lesson
    • Interactive Edit
    • Interactive Read Aloud
    • Interactive Vocabulary
    • Modeled Reading
    • Modeled Writing
    • Poetry Share
    • Poetry Response
    • Process Drama
    • Readers’ Theatre
    • Shared Reading
    • Test Reading
    • Test Writing
  • Literature Discussion
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Read Aloud Performance
    • Think Aloud
    • Partnerships
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Whole Class Conversation Practice
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Phonics Lessons
  • Read Aloud
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Read Aloud Performance
    • Think Aloud
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Read Aloud - Accountable Talk
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Read Aloud Performance
    • Think Aloud
    • Partnerships
    • Small Group Conversation Practice
    • Whole Class Conversation Practice
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Shared Reading Session
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Comprehension Session
    • Cross Checking Session
  • Word Study Session
    • Fluency Session
    • Orchestration Session
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Word Study Investigations
    • Choral Reading
    • Current Events
    • Handwriting Mini-Lesson
    • Interactive Edit
    • Interactive Read Aloud
    • Interactive Vocabulary
    • Modeled Reading
    • Modeled Writing
    • Poetry Share
    • Poetry Response
    • Process Drama
    • Readers’ Theatre
    • Shared Reading
    • Shared Writing
    • Reading
    • Test Writing

Writing Workshop

  • Assessment - Observation Notes
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Performance Assessment
    • Administration
    • Norming Process
    • Benchmarks
    • Align Rubric to Curriculum
    • Use as a Summative
    • Use as a Formative
    • Use to Monitor Progress
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals
  • Assessment - Share Session
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Use as a Formative
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals
  • Assessment - Writing Notebook
    • Objective Observation Lens
    • Normed Observation Lens
    • Use as a Formative
    • Roles
    • Use as a Summative
    • Use as a Formative
    • Use to Monitor Progress
    • Students Use to Self Assess and Set Goals
  • Small Group - Shared Writing
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Small Group Conversation
    • Teaching Prompting
    • Teacher Modeling
    • Students as Scaffolds
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Interactive Writing
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Small Group Conversation
    • Teaching Prompting
    • Teacher Modeling
    • Students as Scaffolds
    • Student Practice
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Strategy Lesson
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Type
    • Transferrable Language
    • Four Parts
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Small Group - Conferring with Writers
    • Research
    • Compliment
    • Teaching Point
    • Types of Teaching
    • Teaching for Transfer
    • Active Engagement
    • Link
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Physical Environment
    • Meeting Area 1 - Mini-Lesson
    • Meeting Area 2 - Small Group Instruction
    • Meeting Area 3 - Partner "Check In"
    • Independent Writing Spot
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Roles and Routines
    • Opening of Writing Workshop
    • Mini-Lesson
    • Student Writing Practice
    • Mid Workshop
    • Share
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Materials
    • Student Materials
    • Teacher Materials
    • Wall Space - Visual Scaffolds
  • Establish Classroom Culture - Stamina and Engagment
    • Writing Volume
    • Sustained Writing
    • Attention and Focus
    • Sense of Urgency and Importance
  • Whole Class Mini-Lesson
    • Four Parts
    • Language
    • Connection
    • Teaching Point
    • Types of Teaching
    • Teaching for Transfer
    • Active Engagment
    • Link
  • Student Writing Materials
    • Writing Folder/Binder
    • Personal Resources
    • Class Resources
  • Writer's Notebook (Paper or Electronic)
    • Set Up
    • As a Strategy
    • As a Resource
    • As an Assessment Tool
  • Independent Writing Practice
    • Location
    • Roles and Routines
    • Intentional Practice
    • Accountability Loop
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Closing/Share Session
    • Materials and Set Up
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components

Writing Classroom Culture

  • Organize Physical Environment
    • Meeting Area: Mini-Lesson
    • Meeting Area: Small Group Instruction
    • Meeting Area: Partner Check In
    • Independent Writing Spot
    • Use of Wall Space
    • Materials
  • Establish Roles and Routines
  • Build Stamina
    • Writing Volume
    • Sustained Independent Writing Practice
  • Cultivate Engagement
    • Attention and Focus
    • Sense of Urgency
    • Sense of Agency

Individual Reading Formats

  • Conferring Session
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Type
    • Transferrable Language
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Independent Reading
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Intentional Practice
    • Formats
    • Accountability Loop
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Reading Notebook

Reading Classroom Culture

  • Organize Physical Environment
    • Meeting Area: Mini-Lesson
    • Meeting Area: Small Group Instruction
    • Meeting Area: Partner Check In
    • Independent Reading Spot
    • Use of Wall Space
    • Materials
  • Establish Roles and Routines
  • Build Stamina
    • Reading Volume
    • Sustained Independent Reading Practice
  • Cultivate Engagement
    • Attention and Focus
    • Sense of Urgency
    • Sense of Agency

Individual Writing Instruction Formats

  • Conferring Sessions
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Planning For
    • Teaching Type
    • Transferrable Language
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Independent Writing
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Intentional Practice
    • Formats
    • Accountability Loop
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Other Literacy Components
  • Writing Notebook

Small Group Writing Instruction Formats

  • Interactive Writing Lesson
  • Shared Writing
  • Strategy Lesson

Reading Assessments

  • Comprehension Talks
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Literacy Components
  • Miscue Analysis/Reading Records
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Literacy Components
  • Observation Notes
  • Performance Assessments
  • Share Session
  • Writing About Reading
    • Materials
    • Roles and Routines
    • Assessing Student Performance
    • Connecting to Literacy Components

Writing Assessments

  • Observation Notes
  • Performance Assessments
    • Administration
    • Norming Process
    • Benchmarks
    • Aligning Rubric to Curriculum
    • Use as a Summative Assessment
    • Use as a Formative Assessment
    • Use to Progress Monitor
    • Student Self-Assessing and Goal Setting
  • Share Session
  • Writing Notebook

Large Group Writing Instruction Format

  • Interactive Writing
  • Mini-Lesson
  • Shared Writing

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