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Guided Reading: Fountas and Pinnell (K-2)

  • Fountas & Pinnell is a systematic design for high impact literacy instruction. This maximizes scholar learning with lessons, materials and powerful tools that guide educators to form high-impact literacy instruction.
  • It is used to help Guided Reading instruction and helps our youngest scholars to become readers.
  • Readers must build a system of strategies for processing texts A-Z, which begins with the early reading behaviors and then builds strategies to help readers develop the skills necessary to read increasingly difficult texts.
  • Our goal is to support the development of scholars to self-initiate strategies they will be able to use and apply to a range of texts.
Relationship Thinking Map to show what level scholars should be reading on during the school year