Go here to see two online noticeboards that will take you to some great resources on Readers' Workshop and Reading Comprehension:

Beth Newingham is a Grade 3 teacher. Her site has extensive information on Readers Workshop - click on Literacy Links on the left hand side of the site

Two excellent blog posts by Beth Newingham describing aspects of her Readers Workshop

Growing resources on Readers Workshop, including anchor charts

Some great resources for teaching comprehension strategies within Readers Workshop

How to set up Readers Workshop in your classroom

A treasure trove of tools to help with strategy development

Some great ideas for teaching comprehension strategies in Kindergarten

Great resources for teaching reading comprehension

A great Aussie blog on Readers Workshop

Some Recommended Teacher Reference Books

  • The Art of Teaching Reading by Lucy McCormick Calkins
  • Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins
  • Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6): Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy by Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
  • Teaching for Comprehension in Reading Grades K-2 by Gay Su Pinnell and Patricia L. Scharer
  • Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading by Tanny McGregor
  • Independence in Reading by Don Holdaway
  • Lessons in Comprehension: Explicit Instruction in the Reading Workshop by Frank Serafini
  • Mosaic of Thought by Susan Zimmermann and Ellin Oliver Keene
  • To Understand: New Horizons in Reading Comprehension by Ellin Oliver Keene
  • On Solid Ground by Sharon Taberski
  • Comprehension from the Ground Up: Simplified, Sensible Instruction for the K-3 Reading Workshop by Sharon Taberski
  • Reading Essentials by Regie Routman
  • The Reading Workshop by Frank Serafini
  • Reading with Meaning by Debbie Miller
  • Revisiting the Reading Workshop: Management, Mini-Lessons, and Strategies by Barbara Orehovec and Marybeth Alley
  • Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn and Carla Soffos
  • The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in the Primary Grades by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser
  • The CAFE Book: Engaging all students in Daily Literacy Assessment and Instruction by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser