Guided Reading Level B Curriculum is here! This is the most comprehensive and complete Guided Reading Curriculum available! EVERYTHING you need to make your Guided Reading Level groups successful is here in this curriculum! If you missed it, be sure to check out Guided Reading Level A.
Guided Reading is a small group instruction, which allows the teacher to provide explicit teaching and support for reading increasingly challenging texts. As the teacher targets and implements reading strategies that help guide and support the reader, students learn to think like proficient readers.
There are so many instructional options available in this 600+ page Guided Reading Level B Curriculum, which help make this the most effective guided reading instruction available!
Characteristics of Level B
- Follow a sentence over 2 lines of text
- Continue to point to words while reading
- Recognize pattern throughout the story
- Reread to fix reading mistakes
- Read easy high
During Guided Reading groups, teachers can introduce the text, take a picture walk through the text, and encourage students to discuss the meaning of the text. Guided Reading Level B includes EVERYTHING you need to be successful at your guided reading tables. Optional activities, like writing a summary, allow students to extend their understanding of a text through writing.
What is Included in Guided Reading Level B?
- 10 Level B Reading Books with and without tracking dots
- Spanish Books Included
- 40 Scripted Lesson Plans (4 days of lessons for each book)
- Editable Lesson Plans so you customize the curriculum to your needs
- Goal Tracking Forms
- Anecdotal Notes on each lesson
- Running Records for each book
- Sight Word Cards for each book
- Vocabulary Cards for each book
- Basic Skill Practice for each book
- Bonus Skill Practice for each book
Each Guided Reading Book includes lesson plans. The 4-day lesson plans for each book follows the following format:
- Preparing and Prediction
- Fluency and Making Connections
Reading Strategies for Level B include:
- Using pictures
- Using Sight words
- Ask, “Does this make sense?”
- Using Beginning Sounds
- Reads top to bottom (2 lines of text per book)
This guided reading curriculum requires very little prep. I start by printing all of the lesson plans. These were printed double-sided and placed in a
After printing the books, vocabulary cards, and sight word cards for each unit, you are ready to go! The books can be printed black and white, double-sided or single-sided.
How many books are included in Guided Reading Level B?
There are 10 books in Level B:
- Farmer’s Market
- I go
- Who is in the Snow?
- Let’s Race
- What Will I be?
- Thanksgiving Turkey
- Big and Little
Each book includes 3 Levels of Basic Skills and 3 Levels of Bonus Skills. The 3 different levels of skills allow you to differentiate to meet the needs of ALL your learners.
What basic skills are taught in Level B?
The Basic Skills Included in Guided Reading Level B:
- Sight Word Practice
- Making Predictions
- Story Word Matching
- Writing a Summary
- Beginning Sounds
- Making Connections
- Making Sentences
- Story Word Writing
Each Basic Skill comes in three levels so you can meet the needs of your students throughout the course of using the Guided Reading Level B Curriculum. For example, the Sight Word Practice comes in 3 Levels (a-easiest, b-intermediate, c-challenging). Choose the version that best suits each student. These can be used as part of the lesson, a center rotation, homework, or seat work.
As a teacher, you may have students who are in Kindergarten, 1st grade, or even 2nd grade, who need Level B books. However, the different levels for each activity will allow you to meet all your students’ needs academically. Likewise, you may have students at the Kindergarten level who start Books 1, 2, and 3 with Level A activities. When you get to books 4, 5, and 6, you may want to up the level of practice by providing students with intermediate activities. This option allows you to differentiate even within a specific guided reading level!
What bonus skills are taught in Level B?
Each book also includes 2 Bonus Skills! The bonus Skills Covered in Guided Reading Level B include:
- Using “and”
- Number Skills
- To and Too
- By and Buy
- Writing a Story
- Ordering Information
- Classifying Information
- Compound Words
- Digraph Sounds (sh and ch)
- Using a Period and Question Mark
- Identify the Setting
- Singular and Plural
- Using Capital Letters
- Th Sound
- Color Words
Level B Books, vocabulary cards, and sight word cards for 10 Books.
Books come with and without tracking dots. There are multiple options for printing, included black and white and Spanish!
Sentence scramble practice for each book.
Writing activities at 3 different levels.
Sight Word activities at 3 Levels
Story word writing at 3 Levels
Beginning sounds practice at 3 levels
Story word practice at 3 levels
Writing a summary at 3 Levels
There are 10 books included in Level B. Each book includes easy-to-follow lesson plans, vocabulary cards, sight word cards, basic skill practice pages, bonus skill practice pages, guided reading trackers, running records, editable lesson plans, Spanish version of the books, and a black and white copy of the book!
Guided Reading Tools for Level B include:
- Alphabet Stamps for sight word practice
- “Sight Word Glasses” when reading sight words
- Finger Puppets for tracking words
- Whisper Phones for the whi
- Mini Whiteboard for sight word practice
Once printed, your Guided Reading Curriculum can be stored in a binder by each level for organized access.
Printed back to back, Level B fits perfectly into a 1.5 inch binder. I used 10 Avery tabs to separate each set of lesson plans for each book.
The only thing you need to print and prep are the vocabulary cards, sight word cards, and Guided Reading books! Everything else gets stored in the binder above.
The Guided Reading Books allow you to print in several options. You can print double-sided, single sided, black and white, and in Spanish! The lesson plans are also editable so you can teach the curriculum according to your needs and style!
Want to see more?
- Guided Reading Level A in action on the blog here
- Level A available for purchase here
- Level B available for purchase here
If you have any questions regarding my Guided Reading Curriculum, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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I look forward to hearing from you and helping you!
Enjoy the journey!