What is whole-class guided reading?
Let me relay a scenario to you: You're just sitting down to read a chapter with a group of children who have very little interest in it. Each page is read out painstakingly slowly, whilst the rest of your class disperse into chaos on the all important 'Reading Carousel'. What a way to start each and every day!
If that situation is commonplace in your class then keep reading.
Teachers have forever tried to reinvent Guided Reading (GR) and ultimately always come back to, 'Oh, I know! Why don't I read with a