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Home » Fountas & Pinnell » learn how to level books

Discussions about any of Fountas & Pinnell's works, including LLI, BAS, the Continuum, When Readers Struggle, Literacy Beginnings, leveled books, training events, professional development for educators, and more
2/24/2012 12:02:28 PM

User 491123
User 491123
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Hi there,
Is there any way to learn how to level books using the F&P system? Are there any online classes etc to learn the methods?

Thanks so much.
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2/27/2012 8:23:47 PM

Monica in Maryland
Monica in Maryland
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If I recall, the F&P book, Guided Reading Good First Teaching (white cover) had a good description of leveling. There are several places in LLI where text complexity at different levels is detailed. If you can internalize/memorize those criteria, you'll be able to level anything.
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2/28/2012 11:30:38 AM

User 491123
User 491123
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Thank you so much! I will definitely be looking into this...
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2/29/2012 9:25:06 AM

The Fountas & Pinnell Team
The Fountas & Pinnell Team
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Fountas & Pinnell have a book that will provide you with the information you are requesting.

Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching

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2/29/2012 9:29:35 AM

The Fountas & Pinnell Team
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There will also be a four-session webinar, starting April 10th, on the book Monica in Maryland mentioned:

Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children
Four, 75 minute webinar sessions from 4:30pm–5:45pm Eastern Standard Time.
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
- Tuesday, April 17, 2012
- Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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