Okay, so I understand the management of guided reading and the structure of each guided reading lesson. How do I choose a focus? How long should I stay on a particular skill? A week? Until they have mastered it? I plan to use Jan Bengal's benchmark assessment. What do I consider when making this decision? And how do I collect this data initially at the beginning of the school year? As a first year teacher, is there a suggested year long plan I can follow until I get the hang of it?