• Open Book

    Choosing Just Right Books


    Just for Fun books

    Ask yourself these questions.  If you are answering YES, this book is probably a Just for Fun book.  Enjoy it! 

     

    ·      Have you read it lots of times before?

    ·      Do you understand the story (text) well?

    ·      Can you visualize everything that is happening in the story?

    ·      Do you hear your inner voice?

    ·      Do you know (can you understand) almost every word?

    ·      Can you read it smoothly?

     

    Just Right Books

    Ask yourself these questions.  If you are answering YES, this book is probably a Just Right book for you.  Go ahead and learn from it.

     

    ·      Is this book new to you?

    ·      Do you understand some of the book?

    ·      Can you visualize some of what is happening in the story?

    ·      Does your inner voice have some questions about the story?

    ·      Are there just a few words per page you don’t know?

    ·      When you read are some places smooth and some choppy?

     

    Save for Later Books

    Ask yourself these questions.  If you are answering YES, this book is probably a book to Save for Later.  Spend a little time with it now.  Give it another try later (perhaps in a couple of months.)

     

    ·      Are there more than a few words on a page you don’t know?

    ·      Are you confused about what is happening in most of the book?

    ·      Has your inner voice gone away?

    ·      When you read, does it sound pretty choppy?

Last Modified on June 17, 2011