The key to saving your sanity when planning for small groups is materials management! There is nothing worse than spending an afternoon making copies, folding books, and binding all the things, only to misplace the copies you need for your first group tomorrow morning!
You are likely working with multiple groups of kids who are all at different reading levels, which means you will need a wide array of materials to focus on the skills that each of your students need. Here are my favorite ways to organize materials in my classroom:
Once you have your system in place, then it is time to start prepping all the copies! If you don’t have it yet, then make sure to grab my small group planning pages to make planning the materials and lessons for each group as easy as possible! Just sign up here and I will email them right over:
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