1030 Main St., Manson, IA  |  Central Office 712-469-2202  |  Jr/Sr High 712-469-2245  |  Elementary 515-542-3211   |  Consortium School 515-576-6967

Literacy at MNW Elementary


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Daily 5 & Next Steps in Guided Reading

MNW Elementary follows the Daily 5 framework with Next Steps in Guided Reading.

Students select from five authentic reading and writing choices, working independently toward personalized goals, while the teacher meets individual needs through whole-group and small-group instruction, as well as one-on-one conferring. These choices include:

Next Steps in Guided Reading is a research-based collection of focused assessments and targeted lessons that can help every student become a better reader. Next Steps in Guided Reading aids teachers implement the essential components of an effective guided reading lesson: targeted assessments, data analysis pinpoints specific strategies students need, and the use of guided writing to support the reading process.