Guided Reading & Literature Circles

In The K-8th Classroom

August 6th, 2015 / San Antonio, TX

Learn strategies for assessing students’ literacy needs and planning instruction to match those needs! Participants will explore a variety of differentiation methods for grouping students for reading instruction.

Drastically Improve Reading Instruction in Your Classroom!!!

Specifically designed for grades 1-8 teachers, reading specialists, special education teachers, literacy coaches, and paraprofessionals working with small groups of students.


  • Guided Reading Essentials
  • Literature Circle Essentials
  • Strategies for Grouping Students
  • Motivation Tools
  • Shared Reading
  • How to choose the right texts for Guided Reading & Literature Circles
  • Comprehension Strategies/ Figure 19
  • Decoding Strategies
  • Ideas For Setting Students Up
  • Strategies For Progress Monitoring
  • Procedures For Creating Literature Circles
  • Ideas For What the Other Students Are Doing While You Are Working in Small Groups
  • And Much More!!!!!

Review dozens of mini-lessons and materials to use to motivate and accelerate your students to read and achieve their maximum potential!

Benefits of Attending

  1. Strengthen the effectiveness of your small group instruction
  2. Create a framework to ensure differentiated learning
  3. Learn what the experts do to save time
  4. Implement more purposeful extension activities
  5. Explore resources for fiction and nonfiction texts
  6. Accelerate progress for ALL readers
  7. Use formative assessments in guided reading
  8. Explore a wide array of comprehension strategies
  9. Receive an in-depth guide on guided reading & Literature Circles to use in your classroom!
  10. Plan for meaningful literature circles!
  11. Walk away ready to implement ideas to improve comprehension on TPRI, DRA, and STAAR!

Guided Reading & Literature Circles Workshop


August 6th, 2015


Registration begins at 8:00am


Drury Inn

801 North Loop 1604 East

San Antonio, TX


6 Hours of Professional Development Credit

B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device)

Wifi is provided

Meet the Trainers!

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter who has more than 24 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including RTI, technology, and reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. She works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. She also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.

Randi Anderson is an elementary educator, blogger, and staff developer. She taught third and fourth grade at title one schools in the Fort Worth area. Before entering the classroom, Randi studied early childhood education and English as a second language at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a strong passion for making reading and writing authentic and engaging for her students.


$190 per person

Special Offers!!!

Register 3 or more staff members and receive a 10% discount. ($171 per person)

Principals & Assistant Principals attend FREE with the registration of 3 or more staff members!

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Thursday, Aug. 6th, 8:30am

801 North Loop 1604 W

San Antonio, TX

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Kelly Harmon & Associates

We are an educational consulting firm that specializes in providing literacy-based staff development, coaching, and curriculum planning for campuses and districts. We provide professional learning opportunities on a variety of topics and can customize learning based on your needs. Because we are growing and providing consulting to schools across the nation and in Canada, we've changed our name to Kelly Harmon & Associates. Be sure to stay in touch through our