we do this
Mon Nov 21, 2011 18:12 (XFF:

We do this as well. I use it in my classroom and in the library. It helps them select when they don't have our classroom coding there to assist them.

  • Re: SSR - Elisabeth Borowicz, Sun Nov 20 19:15
    I too see some of my second graders struggling to pick appropriate books. Our media specialist teaches our students a "Gimme 5" tool to use when picking books. The students are supposed to go to a... more
    • Re: SSR - Jennifer Wherritt Ridenhour, Sun Dec 4 13:48
      I like the idea. I am going to try it after Christmas. My students are just now beginning to read their own books! I think that some of my students will really benefit from this strategy.
    • SSR - redingerj, Sat Nov 26 07:58
      I like the 5 fingers, Elisabeth. I also enjoyed reading about SSR. I do 10 minutes of SSR/day in pre-k, however it looks a lot different than what was described. I choose every book in my classroom... more
    • we do this - lanierrm1, Mon Nov 21 18:12
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