Guided Reading Planning Sheet
Planning for Level 2b
Text title: Around the World - Sports, Margaret Hall (session 1)
16. Scan a text to find specific sections (AF 1, 2)
17. Pose questions and begin to find answers (AF 2, 3)
T14 to pose questions and record these in writing, prior to reading non-fiction to find answers;
T15 to use a contents page and index to find way about text;
T16 to scan a text to find specific sections, e.g. key words or phrases, subheadings.
Phases of guided Teaching points
Book introduction Explore back cover.
What type of text is this? – Fiction or non-fiction.
Quickly establish the subject matter.
Discuss ‘Around the World’. What more does it tell us about the content?
Who is the back page written for? Child and teacher/adult.
Introduce and explain ISBN numbers if appropriate.
Strategy check Locate the contents page. What is its role?
Use contents page to locate particular information chosen by the
Locate any words in bold. Why do you think they are written in bold?
Introduce/revise the role of a glossary and together use the glossary to
establish the definition of the word in bold.
Set expectation that glossary will be used by children to support
understanding of new or unfamiliar words.
Rapid recap of strategies for reading new/unfamiliar words.
Independent Study contents page. Discuss and formulate questions that the text might
reading help us to answer. Ensure questions are appropriate for pupil knowledge
of sports. Clearly record a maximum of three questions.
Pupils read independently, using the contents to select pages that they
believe will provide the answers to the questions. As pupils locate
information that answers a question they should insert a strip of paper as
a bookmark, noting the question number on it.
Listen to individuals and prompt to encourage problem solving.
Ensure glossary used as appropriate.
Returning to the Discuss questions set for independent reading as a group.
text Have you found information that answers our questions? Was it easy?
Children feedback, referring to text.
Could we have used any other parts of the book to help us find the
information? (index – just mention, will return to in next session.)
Response to the Do you read more information books or more story books?
text Why do you think this is?
Next steps Use the ‘Photo list’ and an atlas to plot some of the places where the
images were taken onto a map.
Using a page from the book as a model, write a page about your own