Tuesday, November 12, 2013

This Week in the Library...

This week, all grade levels are reading Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians by Jackie Mims Hopkins.  It's the story of a curious little girl who happens upon a deserted library one day and begins her quest to find a book that's "just right."

As we read Goldie Socks, we'll be discussing some strategies for finding a "just right" book in the library.  One strategy is to use the Five Finger Rule.  Here's a quick explanation from Read * Write * Share:

Here are some other ways of knowing that a book is "just right" for you (from Mrs. McDavid's 3rd Grade):

(Click the poster for a PDF version.)

We've been practicing these strategies in the library this week, and, just like Goldie Socks, we've found some books that are the perfect fit!

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