Check out this AMAZING resource for designing instruction for your Guided Reading groups. It's truly one of the best resources I've come across.
Videos- Jan Richardson in action teaching specific (and varied) strategies to a variety of readers at varying levels from PreA/DRA1-Z/DRA 50. Just click on the video you want to watch for:
-strategies prompting during the independent reading
Sample Lessons- Looking for ideas for meeting kids' specific needs? Jan has some to share. From any of the reading components above, you can find lesson ideas and needed materials to teach those specific strategies and skills.
Verbal Prompts- What can I say when they___? Check out the graphic organizers that are categories by LEVEL (aka common reader's behaviors) and by READING & WRITING.