Source: Literacy Professional Learning Resource, Department of Education and Training, Victoria Guided reading helps students develop greater control over the reading process through the development of reading strategies which assist decoding and construct meaning.
A series of guided writing lessons might be presented to students who are not producing much text during classroom writing time, for example, or to students who write a sufficient quantity of text but lack a sense of ownership for their writing.
I'll help you while you write your own text. Tell her what you like best about the writing, then select one skill or concept to focus on for the conference. Students can also peer-tutor those who need help; their own understanding will deepen as they help others.
Success criteria I can use text clues and background information to help me answer an inferential question.
Example: Having learned about sedimentary rocks, students could sort rock samples into sedimentary and non-sedimentary. Use every possible source of information to crate a rich tapestry of assessment enabling you to determine appropriate instruction for each student. I'm going to tell how Velcro works.
How are you going to start writing?