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Guided Reading Text Types

Authored by Fountas & Pinnell, Guided Reading Text Types is designed to show students that reading comes in many forms—from picture books to graphic novels to plays to short stories, memoirs and free verse—that can help shape the kind of readers they'll become and let them discover their favorite texts. Best of all, built-in everyday literacy features connect classroom reading to a variety of real-world, informational texts.

Guided Reading Text Types:

  • Encourages students to discover different genres and their favorite literature
  • Differentiates instruction for all students
  • Includes NAEP-aligned procedural, expository and persuasive writings
  • Links classroom content to real-world, functional texts

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What's Featured?

  • 100% NEW books. No title overlap between Guided Reading Programs!
  • More Genres/Text Types than ever—80% Fiction, 20% Nonfiction
  • Brand new titles including Plays, Biographies, Graphic Novels and more
  • Storage Bins included with every level
  • Revised & expanded 176-page Teacher's Guide written by Fountas & Pinnell featuring 6 NEW sections addressing:
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Response to Intervention
    • Connections to Everyday Literacy


  • Running Records for every level
  • Behavioral Observation Assessments
  • Reproducible Reading Logs
  • Skills & Strategies Chart
  • Additional Book Lists
  • Reproducible Genre Bookmarks in English and Spanish