Reading - Leveled Texts
Reading Overview l Grouping Students
l Leveled Texts l What Others Do l Teacher
do I know which levels are appropriate for my students?
schools purchase between 5-6 copies of the same "leveled texts"
so that once a child's level is determined teachers can select from
a leveled book collection for guided reading activities.
selecting books for groups the following criteria should be considered.
selection should be easy enough for the child to read independently
selection should be interesting to the student.
selection should fit in well with the instruction goals.
read selections should be made available to students so that they
can reread them in different situations (pair & share or independently