Small Group Instruction

Working with students in small groups provides the opportunity for intensive, short-term, targeted instruction in reading, writing, word study, and comprehension.
– Jan Richardson, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, Reading Specialist, Best-selling Author

Small group instruction places students on an accelerated course to independent reading with comprehension and fluency. The small group model allows teachers to target specific learning needs, provide appropriate scaffolding, and gradually reduce support in order to promote students’ reading independence. The following resource is a helpful model.

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