9 Essential Questions When Planning For Guided Reading I've been asked so many times how to plan for guided reading. Teachers ask me: 1. How do I plan for all those groups? 2. How long should I spend planning? I've put together this blog post to help you organize your thinking and quickly plan your guided reading groups. Ask yourself the following 9 questions before meeting with any group and you can ensure you are targeting students' needs! I'VE INCLUDED FREE RESOURCES TO SUPPORT YOUR PLANNING! I hope these questions help you organize your thinking as you plan for guided reading groups. To receive these questions in a checklist form and lesson plan template, simply click the banner below. Related Posts5 ‘Must Do' Back to School Activities3 Ideas for Using FREE Reading Comprehension Plot CardsBlogging from Boston…Day Three with Irene Fountas!