Book Bands for Guided Reading

Book Bands for Guided Reading : A handbook to support Foundation and Key Stage 1 teachers

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Book Bands for Guided Reading has been designed to help teachers to audit, organize and supplement a school s existing sets of reading materials at Britain's Key Stage One. This new edition has been updated with new texts: fiction, non-fiction and picture books; it includes an easy-to-follow chart indicating expected progress in Guided Reading through Key Stage One; and has been fully revised to make it easier to use.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 234 pages
  • 222 x 296 x 24mm | 798.32g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 12 Halftones, black and white
  • 0854737871
  • 9780854737871
  • 349,879

About Suzanne Baker

Suzanne Baker has a background in primary education, and has worked closely with publishers and the Primary National Strategy to develop materials and guidance informed by theoretical understanding and practical experience of working with teachers and texts to help children learn to read. Shirley Bickler has a background in primary education, and has worked closely with publishers and the Primary National Strategy to develop materials and guidance informed by theoretical understanding and practical experience of working with teachers and texts to help children learn to read. Sue Bodman works at the Institute of Education, University of London as part of the national co-ordination team for Reading Recovery.
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Review quote

Book Bands is an indispensable tool for everyone responsible for developing children's reading. It contains a wealth of information and guidance in a concise, user-friendly format. Book Bands is an invaluable guide that helps class teachers choose reading materials at each child's current level of text reading... A must for every school!Jill Canning, Project Development and Training Officer, Fischer Education Project.'Book Bands for Guided Reading helps me to locate reading material quickly at the right level for pupils. I would recommend it to all Key Stage 1 teachers. It is also an excellent tool for use in staff development sessions.'LEA School Support Officer
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Table of contents

Introduction to the 4th edition Part 1 Text reading in the classroom Part 2 The right book Is it worth a lesson? Fascinating facts Reviews of Guided Reading series for Foundation and Key Stage 1 Part 3 Children and text Assessing text reading Implementing Guided Reading Part 4 School management and staff development Tracking text reading throughout Foundation and Key Stage 1 Investigating disappointing progress in text reading Professional development and school management Setting up and maintaining resources Part 5 Colour-banded listings with introductions and exemplar Guided Reading sessions Band 1: Pink A Band 1: Pink B Band 2: Red Band 3: Yellow Band 4: Blue Band 5: Green Band 6: Orange Band 7: Turquoise Band 8: Purple Band 9: Gold Band 10: White Part 6 Titles in alphabetical order
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