Guided Reading

Guided Reading

Grades K–6

Expand your guided reading program with the best in authentic literature and teaching support

Expand your guided reading program with the best in authentic literature and teaching support.

Our Guided Reading program features the best in children’s literature.

  • Award-winning titles, authors, and illustrators.
  • A grade-appropriate range of text types and genres.
  • Carefully leveled texts using the most reliable leveling sources available.
  • Title-specific teacher support covering reading, word study, writing, speaking, and listening standards. Lesson Cards are available with and without standards references. A Texas version is also available.

Choose from Essentials Collections and Informational Collections. Reading level, grade-level, and bookroom sets all include a Guided Reading Teacher Resource, leveling labels, and storage bins.

Titles in This Program

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Essentials Collections-Bookrooms

Essentials Collections-Grade Level

Essentials Collections-Guided Reading Level

Informational Collections-Bookrooms

Informational Collections-Grade Level

Informational Collections-Guided Reading Level

Program Features & Resources

Features

Carefully Leveled Texts

Grade-level collections include titles one grade level above and one grade level below the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ to address the needs of both struggling and advanced readers. The recommended Fountas & Pinnell aligned levels are shown in bold in the chart above.

Classroom Ready with Teaching Support

  • Pre-packaged 6-packs in hanging bags
  • Lesson Plan Cards for every title with
    —text-specific instruction and activities
    —a focus on critical standards
    —Writing minilessons
    —Everything teachers need at their fingertips

Guided Reading Teacher Resource

  • Assessment support including running records and behavioral observation guidelines for each guided reading level.
  • History and principles of guided reading.
  • Management ideas and record-keeping reproducibles.
  • Support for using the Lesson Plan Cards.
  • English Language Learner support.

Storage Bins with Leveling Labels

Bookroom Support

  • Leveling labels for each book in the collection.
  • Downloadable book detail labels, customizable for your specific needs.
  • Downloadable title listing to help match students with the "just right" book.

Contact Customer Service at orders@perfectionlearning.com to order Guided Reading Lesson Cards without standards references.

Informational Collections

Informational Collections

Enrich your program with informational collections featuring

  • 100% informational titles—a 50/50 mix of science and social studies.
  • Standards-based and curricular-aligned—addressing the Next Generation Science Standards and reflecting the National Council for the Social Studies' C3 Framework.
  • Variety of text types—biographies, how to, narrative, historical, and scientific texts.
  • Varied topics—civics and government, geography and culture, historical figures, economics, life science, physical science, earth/space science, technology, and math in science.

Complete title listing

Essentials Collections

Essentials Collections

Expand your guided reading program with foundational collections featuring

  • A 50/50 mix of fiction and informational titles with a range of text types and genres—historical fiction, myths and folktales, realistic fiction, poetry, biographies, and narrative nonfiction.
  • Award-winning and celebrated authors—Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and more.
  • New and classic literature—traditional titles to contemporary literature destined to become classics.

Complete title listing

Teacher Materials

Lesson Plan Cards

Title-specific Lesson Plan Cards include everything you need at your fingertips.

A. Title details, including the text structure and standards covered.
B. A synopsis of the title.
C. An introduction to the genre/text type.
D. Vocabulary and Word Work—Tiers One, Two, and Three vocabulary practice in context.
E. English Language Learners—title-specific vocabulary support strategies for ELLs.
F. Understanding the Text—three levels of text-based comprehension activities that support close reading strategies.
G. Phonics and Word Recognition—application of relevant reading foundational skills.
H. Lesson Cards for fiction titles feature fluency activities that deepen reading comprehension. Lesson Cards for informational titles provide discussion points to explore text structures and features.
I. Reading Literature or Reading Informational Text—suggestions to guide students in applying critical reading or informational reading strategies.
J. Writing—text-based writing to support the reading/writing connection.

Guided Reading Teacher Resource

  • Assessment support including running records and behavioral observation guidelines for each guided reading level.
  • History and principles of guided reading.
  • Management ideas and record-keeping reproducibles.
  • Support for using the Lesson Plan Cards.
  • English Language Learner support.

Sample Request

Interested in more info about this program? Request a sample at the link below.

Request a Sample of Titles in This Program