Sunday, June 10, 2012

Guiding Readers Book Study


After hosting last summer's book study on The Book Whisperer I knew it was something I wanted to make a part of every summer. I learned so much from reading the book, reading the posts and sharing my own thoughts!



This year's book will be Guiding Readers: Making the Most of the 18 Minute Guided Lesson by Lori Jamison Rog. 

In February I went to Reading for the Love of It and was able to hear Lori speak in person. It was a great experience and I immediately went to her publisher's booth and bought the book. Due to all the time constraints of teaching and life I haven't been able to crack open the book yet...but summer starts in 14 days!

The TBA authors will be hosting the chapters and sharing their thoughts and ideas, plus I will be hosting a linky party for each chapter so that all of you can join in on the posting fun.

To help you decide if you want in on all this book study goodness here are a few links:



Pembroke Publisher's Website- you can also buy an e-book version from the publisher if you wish.
**UPDATE- apparently people are having trouble finding this book on Amazon but you can also order a paper copy directly from the publisher**


The fun starts on June 18th! Get your copy of the book soon.


11 Brilliant Teaching Thoughts:

Kim said...

I've ordered my book and I can't wait to get started!
My guided reading lessons are in need of an "upgrade" and I am excited to learn some new strategies.
Thanks for organizing this, Beth!

Kim
Finding JOY in 6th Grade

Tori said...

I'm a new follower- #500 actually! So glad to have found you! Would love for you to stop by if you have a moment to my newbie blog :)
Tori

Tori's Teacher Tips

iintegratetechnology said...

Going to order my book soon! Thank you for posting! I am always looking for new ideas!
Mindy

http://iintegratetechnology.blogspot.com/

Shannon said...

YEA! I can't wait to get this started. I will be teaching history next year instead of reading, but I know that lack of comprehension gets in the way in content areas so this is going to be helpful! :) I signed up to host one of the later chapters-the one on non-fiction. :)

Shannon
http://www.irunreadteach.wordpress.com

Beth said...

Kim, glad to have you with us!! if you would like to host a chapter for the book study feel free to email me and I will get you all signed up!
Beth

Beth said...

#500!!! Well then, you are obviously my favourite then!
Beth

Beth said...

Mindy,
Glad to have you along. You would like to host a chapter email me and I will set you up!
Beth

Beth said...

Yeah Shannon!!!!

Stacy said...

I'm in! I will definitely host a chapter- just let me know the details. New to the world of blogging, but am a Literacy coach with lots of time spent trying to increase our guided reading effectiveness. Come check me out:)

Leadingandreading.blogspot.com

Dianne said...

is there a way to print out the one you can read online? I dont want to pay for one but I want a hard copy ;) I am news to guided reading so I hope to soak up all the tips and great ideas from you all! :) This was only my first yr in 1st grade, so now I am looking to tweak some things :)
Dianne

Beth said...

Dianne,
I am not sure but I doubt it! Publishers are in the business of making money so I can't imagine that they would allow you to print it off. Perhaps if you buy the e-book version then you can? The e-book version is slightly cheaper if that's your worry.
Beth

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