This worksheet uses the idea of the Five Finger Rule when choosing a book. Students open the book and start reading. If they get to a word they don't know, they put up a finger. The continue reading until they finish the first page. If they have 4-5 fingers up when they finish, the book is too hard.
This cut and paste worksheet creates a visual for students when teaching the Five Finger Rule. Students cut and paste the phrases about the Five Finger Rule onto a hand. Actually completing the project will help them learn the Five Finger Rule and actually use to choose level-appropriate books.