Here is a great way to organize individual reading goals for your students. This goal sheet has a build in rubric for the teacher or student to use to track progress. It can be used during Cafe' conferencing, guided reading groups, or after administering a running record.
Imagine that you show up to an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meeting, whether you are a parent or a professional, and you see a goal like this: “Bonnie will learn the letters of the alphabet.” What would you think? I hope you would think, “What does that even mean??”. What exactly is she supposed to [...]