Guided Reading was absolutely foreign to me when I began teaching. Growing up, Guided Reading simply wasn’t something that was done in my elementary classrooms. So when I started teaching, I couldn’t draw on my own schooling experiences to help me. After countless Professional Developments, Meetings, Readings, and practice (I even recorded myself!), I now feel confident in the way I can differentiate for my students’ needs! Keep reading to see how I maneuver through my lessons.