When working with guided reading groups, there are certain things that I need readily available so that there are no interruptions or distractions as I am teaching. In my guided reading basket, I have everything that gets me through all 5 groups and even my math small group!
Items (from back to front): (behind the white board) Reading Conference Binder and Guided Reading Binder
2 sets of reading comprehension spinners
Daily 5 CAFE cards
Writing prompts flip book
2 sets of task cards that fit with any book
Tin Cup: markers, pens, pencils, highlighters, and dry erase markers
Story comprehension dice (the kids love these!)
Reading Comprehension task cards that fit any book.
Reading Comprehension Spinners (can be found at United Art and Education)