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Literacy Tip of the Week: Week of October 11th

posted Oct 12, 2015, 4:05 PM by Courtney Richardson


Guided reading provides the opportunity for teachers to assess student processing, differentiate according to need, provide appropriate scaffolding and gradually release teacher support so the student becomes more independent. “Scaffolding (a critical component of guided reading) involves the provision of temporary supports that allow students to successfully accomplish a task that is too challenging for them to accomplish on their own” (Lipson & Wixson, 2010, Successful Approaches to RTI. p 35).