Scholastic Guided Reading Programs support a comprehensive reading program by integrating small-group instruction, assessment, and independent practice into your classroom to foster independent learners.


With more research-based programs available than ever, Scholastic Guided Reading offers books for grades kindergarten through sixth, leveled by the trusted Fountas & Pinnell system, so you can effectively meet the needs of all your students.

And best of all – there’s never any title overlap across all Guided Reading programs! Every authentic title is supported with effective, easy-to-use teaching strategies. Tailor your instruction to meet a variety of interests while building the comprehension skills and confidence students need to read independently.

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What Makes Us Different?

Authentic Texts

Engaging, Authentic Texts

High-quality authentic books written to engage readers and encourage active reading, robust problem solving, and deep comprehension skills.

Streamlined Assessment Tools

Streamlined Assessment Tools

Make data-driven instructional decisions that help you affectively group students to address a range of abilities and ensure guided reading success.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Learning Specialists provide courses and coaching to support educators at all levels to implement guided reading with fidelity.

Research-Based Approach

Research-Based Approach

Partnering with literacy experts, Guided Reading programs combine research-based methods and education best practices to meet today’s rigorous standards.

Tailor Instruction

for Your Classroom

Guided Reading Resources

Group of Students and Teacher

Why Group?

Grouping students based on similar instructional needs allows the teacher to work with one group while others work at Learning Centers or independently.

Student Writing

Developing Writers

Through guided and independent reading, students discover how writers build plots, flesh out characters, organize information, and establish point of view.

Teacher and Student

Guided Reading: Nuts and Bolts

Guided Reading is a key component of your reading program. It will help students process increasingly challenging texts with understanding and fluency.

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