Helping students choose “just right books” can be a challenge. Use the poster near your classroom library for students to use independently when choosing a book that fits their needs.
*The 5 finger rule is a gesture students use to determine if they know the words on the page. The students hold up a finger for each word they are not sure of, or do not know.
If there are five or more words you did not know, they should choose an easier book.