Next Steps In Guided Reading - PreA

Modeled from the work of Jan Richardson

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Educators will use the book Next Step Forward in Guided Reading* as a guide to learn an approach to guided reading instruction. Participants will dig into the Pre A level of NSGR ONLY, collaboratively plan guided reading lessons, and view lessons being taught.

Implementation and coaching back in district will be follow-up for all participants.

*Required to have the book for training

Pre-A level students are defined as those that know fewer than 40 upper and lowercase letters and hear few, if any sounds. The Pre-A lesson framework is especially useful for students learning to speak English.

Framework includes 4 components:

- Working with letters and names

- Working with sounds

- Working with books

- Interactive Writing

Who should attend: Transitional and Kindergarten classrooms

When: Friday, August 11th
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Prairie Lakes AEA, Pocahontas Office
500 NE 6th Street, Pocahontas, Iowa 50574
North & South Twin Lakes Room


Tricia Christopher

Leadership & Learning Consultant

Literacy Coach

Marcie Lentsch

Early Childhood Consultant

Literacy Coach