To start my comparison between Guided Reading and Strategy Groups, I did some digging. Check out these amazing facts about the history of Guided Reading!
There are many definitions for Guided Reading and Strategy Groups out there. These are my best explanations for both teaching strategies.
And to compare the two even farther, check out this chart:
Here are my top recommendations when thinking about using Guided Reading and/or Strategy Groups:
And finally, use this Status of the Class form to help you determine who needs to be pulled for a quick reteaching in a Strategy Group after a whole group lesson!