Choosing Just Right BooksMore Info for Parents - http://www.readingrockets.org/article/28279/Finding a Just Right BookFind—Look at the cover, pictures, and pages to find a book you are interested in.
Read—Use the 5 finger rule by keeping count of any words you don't know.
Just Right Books are book that you won't count more that 5 words on the page.
Ask questions—Do I understand what I am reading? Is it interesting?Choose—Yes? Read it No? Start overI Pick
I-I choose a book.
P-Purpose-Why do I want to read it?
I-Interest- Does it interest me?
C-Comprehend- Do I understand what I am reading?
K-Know-Do I know most of the words?Adapted from:
Boushey, Gail and Joan Moser. The Daily 5:
Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades.
Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006.
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