Guided Readers

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Guided Readers

The ultimate guided reading program made by teachers, for teachers.

Save Time

Get your weekends and sanity back with clear-cut lesson plans you can fit into a 15 - 20 minute guided reading instructional lesson.

See Results

Our easy-to-follow lesson plans will help your students build their decoding, fluency, comprehension, and confidence.

Love Reading

With hundreds of engaging books, differentiated activities and our Digital Interactive Reader, students at all levels love Guided Readers!

All Guided Readers' Books are Professionally Leveled by Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile.com

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Need a better way to teach reading? You're not alone.

That’s why we created Guided Readers; to help you quickly implement best practices in guided reading instruction using our professionally leveled texts, standards-based lesson plans and resources, and easy-to-use digital interactive tools -- all designed to help your students fall in love with reading.

Guided Readers takes the guesswork out of WHAT to teach, and HOW -- in a streamlined, and systematic way, including:

Time-Saving Tools for Teachers

Get organized, save 4-6 hours per week, and feel confident in the classroom with a consistent approach

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Interactive Digital Resources

The Digital Interactive Reader helps students with their decoding and comprehension skills as they listen to stories being read aloud, record the story and listen back to their own reading, and check their comprehension.

Reading Curriculum Designed for Student Success

With engaging, eye-catching books (for print or tablets), complete lesson plans, and easy-to-use teaching tools, Guided Readers equips you

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Differentiation for Varying Reading Levels

The Guided Readers library contains hundreds of readers for levels A-P, with 20+ books being added each week. The same story can be used for multiple levels, which helps every student feel included, and smart.

Here's why teachers love Guided Readers:

Backed by research and created by a 2nd grade teacher with 23 years in the field, Guided Readers is a structured approach designed for today’s real classrooms.

Our comprehensive program fosters true learning through 15-20 minute small group differentiated, instructional lessons, and empowers teachers with effective, streamlined lesson plans and activities. Plus: students love it! 

Guided Readers to the rescue!

We're your complete done-for-you tool for teaching:

Phonics - Comprehension - Vocabulary

Reading Fluency - Guided Writing

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Hundreds of Professionally Leveled Books

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Time-Saving Print & Teach Streamlined Lesson Plans

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Interactive Digital Reader enhances reading experiences for students

What's inside your Guided Readers program?

Every effective tool you'll need to take your students from

"learning to read" to "reading to learn."

Leveled Readers

Teaching Tools

  • Levels A - P are available          (Levels Q-Z will be added over the next few months)
  • Instructional tri-folds for teaching specific skills/strategies
  • Reading Strategies Instruction Tri-fold
  • Sight Word & Vocabulary Instruction Tri-fold
  • Making Words Instruction Tri-fold (Make-Its)
  • Analogy Charts Instruction Tri-fold (Match-Its)
  • Sound Boxes Instruction Tri-fold (Box-Its)
  • Sound Sorts Instruction Tri-fold (Sort-Its)
  • Strategy Fans for student use and teacher modeling
  • Sight Word cards for each lesson
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Printable Resources

  • Books leveled by F &P and Lexile
  • Single-sided leveled readers
  • Double-sided leveled readers
  • Lesson plans
  • Sight Words
  • Text-Dependent Questions
  • Guided Writing Activity
  • Running Record Assessments (coming soon)
  • Google Classroom options available
  • Workmats for Word Work
    • Analogies
    • Making Words
    • Sound Boxes
    • Sound Sorts
  • Text-Dependent Questions
    • Thinking About, Within, & Beyond the Text
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Interactive Digital Reader

  • 36 Student Accounts allowed for each license
  • Teacher Portal for student logins and data
  • Picture Passwords for easy student logins
  • Engaging leveled readers with captivating illustrations/photographs
  • Students can read the story independently
  • Students can listen to the story as the words are highlighted
  • Students can record the story aloud and listen back to their reading
  • Students can take a comprehension quiz based on the story
  • Student quiz grades and oral recordings saved in the Teacher’s Portal

A Sneak Peek inside our Interactive Digital Reader

Quizzes, recordings, and audio tools, oh my!
(Plus, separate portals for teachers and students.)

Real Teachers. Real Results!

What makes Guided Readers so effective?

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We're created by teachers, for teachers

...and have designed every tool to fit the 21st century classroom.

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All lessons are taught in 15-20 minutes

...while other guided reading programs require an hour + PER GROUP

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Our printable lessons save teachers 4-6 hours a week

...and are based on research & best practices in literacy instruction.

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Our multi-level readers, lessons, and activities are

...consistent, comprehensive, and ENGAGING for kids to do in groups, or independently.

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Our books are the most engaging readers around

...with new books being added every week!

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All of our books are Professionally leveled by Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile.com!

PROGRAM PLANS

Join Guided Readers Today!

It’s time to take your guided reading to the next level. 

 Get instant access inside your annual membership - starting at just $0.46 per day.

Seed Plan

Printables Plan

 

  • printable leveled readers (all levels)
  • lesson plans
  • comprehension resources
  • word worked resources
  • instructional materials
  • Google Classroom options

$129

Introductory Price

$99
Annual Membership

Sprout Plan

Digital Interactive Reader
(Does not contain ANY printables.)

  • digital leveled readers (all levels)
  • 36 student accounts permitted for each license purchased
  • students listen to the story while words are highlighted
  • students record their reading & listen back
  • students take comp quiz
  • teacher & student PORTAL (Great for centers & 1-1 classrooms)

$129

Introductory Price

$99
Annual Membership

Bloom Plan

Seed Plan + Sprout Plan
{Most Popular}

Includes everything in
Seed & Sprout Plan

 

Quickly leverage the Guided Readers program with access to both the digital interactive reader and printable plan!

 

School District Purchase Orders
ACCEPTED

$258

Introductory Price

$167
Annual Membership

Sample Resources

Try Before You Buy

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Teachers need help getting your principal or administration on board?

Share this interactive info-guide about Guided Readers with them!

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Anna DiGilio

Founder & CEO

Anna DiGilio is the Founder and CEO of Guided Readers.  Anna incorporates her 23 years of classroom experience, her knowledge, expertise, and degree in curriculum development, and her professional trainings in guided reading instruction to help teachers learn how to implement a Guided Reading approach into their classroom easily and effectively. The goal of her in-depth guided reading professional development training and her Guided Readers program is to help teachers learn how to effectively reach and teach children of all ability levels. Anna’s passion for education and love of sharing her experiences with teachers has led to thousands of teachers implementing her framework and reading program into their own classrooms to help engage their students in learning to read and learning to love reading in the process.

FAQ's

What makes this different from other guided reading resources and websites?

Guided Readers has been developed by a veteran classroom teacher with more than 23-years of experience in reading instruction, to provide you with the most effective and rigorous resources to help you teach your students to become fluent, confident readers AND love to read in the process.

Our fiction books are beautifully illustrated by professional illustrators and our nonfiction books are created using the highest-quality and eye-catching photographs you can find!

Not only that, but ALL of our leveled readers are professionally leveled through our partnership with Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile.com

You won’t find any boring theories or ideas that don’t actually work in practice. This program is based on best practices in guided reading instruction and literacy development!  Implementing Guided Readers in your classroom will ensure exponential growth in your students’ reading skills (Results will vary).

I am a Reading/Curriculum Specialist, I need MORE than 36 student accounts for the digital reader.

Guided Readers allows 36 student accounts for each licence that is purchased on an account.  

However, we know that some Reading/Curriculum Specialists are servicing an entire school and have more than 36 students.  If you require more than 36 student accounts due to the nature of your teaching position, please email us at info@GuidedReaders.com and we will assist you in assigning more student accounts to your license of Guided Readers. 

Please note that in order to gain access to additional student accounts, you must provide proof of your current teaching status and the number of students that you currently service from your school district administrator via written letter agreeing to the Terms of Use of Guided Readers and the understanding that sharing teacher licenses is strictly prohibited. 

My class has students with a huge range of reading abilities… will this work for me?

YES! Guided Readers will help you reach your Emerging Readers to your Fluent Readers.  Currently, Guided Readers has texts/resources for Guided Reading Levels A – Q. 

Levels R-Z will be added to the site over the next few months.

Each and every week, at least 20 new books and corresponding resources will be added to your Library Bookshelf.

How is this different to your Teachers Pay Teachers materials and Simply Skilled membership?

Guided Readers is a brand-new membership site that focuses SOLEY on helping teachers instruct their students during guided reading instructional groups. Guided Readers provides printable leveled readers, lesson plans, and resources for teachers to download, print, and be ready to teach their students HOW to read!

If you are a long-term member of Simply Skilled Teaching Members Club (at least two years), you will see many of the books and materials you currently have. However, at least 50 NEW guided reading books will be added to the site every month. We will not be adding these resources to SST Members Club. Additionally, SST Members Club does not have access to our Digital Interactive Reader.

The resources on Guided Readers WILL NOT be accessible in my Teachers Pay Teachers shop.

Teachers have consistently told us that getting a grip on guided reading instruction felt overwhelming and difficult — and Guided Readers is here to give you a framework and a method to the madness that causes so many teachers to feel stressed out and majorly overwhelmed during their reading block. This program gives you the step-by-step system you need to create a rigorous, consistent plan of action to get your students reading with confidence.

Does this work with all curriculums, materials and guided reading approaches?

YES! Guided Readers is the perfect companion to any curriculum, and will assist you in following state standards with the rigorous, effective and streamlined approach you’ll learn to teaching guided reading.

What you’ll gain access to in Guided Readers is a consistent, streamlined framework for making guided reading work for you, no matter which curriculum or teaching material you’re already using.

What is your cancellation policy?

CANCELLING YOUR MEMBERSHIP
You have 3 days to peruse the site, print out a few resources, and use the Digital Interactive Reader to see what is offered on Guided Readers. If after 3 days you feel that it is not a good fit for you, you may ask for a refund and cancel your membership. However, if you DOWNLOAD 3 or More resources from the site, you will NOT BE ELIGIBLE for a refund due to the instant and irrevocable access you gain to the materials.

Cancellations are immediate and you will lose all access to all of the resources in Guided Readers.

RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP
All memberships will renew automatically unless you go into your account settings and cancel your subscription. 

Want to hear the BEST PART?  When you join, you are GRANDFATHERED IN to the price you joined at!  So, your annual membership fee will never increase even when the price of the membership increases as long as you are a current member!

Can I join the Private Facebook Community of Teachers?

YES!  Absolutely!  We would LOVE to have you in our Guided Readers Teaching Community!  Please CLICK HERE to request to join!

What levels of readers are available?

We have readers available for Levels A-P currently, as Fountas and Pinnell do not have a Pre-A level. 

 

Please note, we add about 20 books per week which is about 80 books per month. The library is constantly growing!

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