How to Run Small Writing Groups and Make It Look Easy

Running Small Writing Groups

Best practice tells us that we should be doing a workshop model in all subjects. I bet that in both reading and math you set your day up by doing a mini lesson, then running small groups and centers. Why should writing be any different? Here is how I set up my second grade writing […]

How to Plan Guided Reading Groups that Actually Work

Planning Guided Reading Tips and Tricks

Structuring your guided reading groups can be a tricky feat, even for the most experienced teacher. Typically, teachers only have between 45 minutes to an hour to see 25-30 students. It quickly becomes difficult to maximize time. Read on for some tried and true tips that worked for me and helped all of my students […]