To organize myself, I have a binder (I'm a binder-ho....are you surprised? ;) :
|See more about my binder here|
When I made the binder, I thought I would have 4 groups, but I really only have 2...so two tabs go unused.
Guided Reading:Making It Work
One child's sheet:
Since I only have two groups, I alternate days when I see them (I spend the first 1/2 of their 'free choice' going through the grade level material with my LD kids-helping them with the reading so they can focus on the strategy of the week).
Right now, we are both finishing up chapter books, so they had some extra time to read the chapters I assigned, as well as answering the comprehension questions. Sooooo, I kind of play it by ear and
We formed our groups by using their MAP scores at the beginning of the year. LBD (Literacy By Design...our reading series), has benchmark books-but only one per level.
I benchmark my students at least once a quarter, more if I think they are ready to move.
I have their names on little stickies (a little post-it cut in half), they I move through my folder
|Idea from The Teaching Thief|
This way, I have a simple, easy to carry folder that lets me know where my kids are at a glance. I have another binder (surprise! ;) that holds their benchmark tests, end of unit tests and MAP graphs.
|My stack...all ready to go!|
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