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Reader's Workshop

What is Reader's Workshop?

The Reading Workshop is a teaching method in which the goal is to teach students strategies for reading and comprehension.  The workshop model allows teachers to differentiate and meet the needs of all their students.  Reading Workshop helps to foster a love of reading and gives students chances to practice reading strategies independently and with guidance.  This workshop model is similar to the Writing Workshop model.

Components of Reader's Workshop:



10 - 15 minutes Mini-lesson
5 - 10 minutes Read-aloud (can be in conjunction with mini-lesson)
30 - 60 minutes Independent Reading & Conferring
Guided Reading 
Response and Reflection
5 minutes Sharing