7Selecting Books 2Our first choice is to access the LIBRARY….Always have 2 library books; they are to be kept in school for independent reading.* Our Classroom library is organized by topic Fiction…..Science….. Social Studies
8How Readers Choose Books 2 Different WaysEasyJust RightChallengingReaders should choose just right books most of the time
9Reading is Thinking, Talking, and Writing about Your Reading
10Making Fabulous Choices 3 Easy booksFun books to read when you want to relaxFavorite Picture bookA new book that will take little effortA book that you understand very well“E”
11Making Fabulous Choices 3 Just Right BooksYou Understand well and enjoyYou can read smoothly and only have a few places where you need to slow down to figure out a word or meaningBooks that help you become a better reader each time you read“JR”
12Making Fabulous Choices 3 ChallengingVery difficult to readTrouble reading many of the words and you don’t understand most of what you are readingToo difficult for you to enjoy right now, but you may enjoy them later“C”
13Making Fabulous Choices Readers can record their thinking as they read.Notes help readers build and deepen their understanding as they read.Graphic Organizers also help the reader remember what they read.
14Make A List Ways We Choose Books Front cover/ Inside jacket Another Book in the SeriesInteresting TitleList 4 more ways
15Thinking & Talking About Your Reading 4 While you read today, think about what you liked and did not like.Make connections… “Hey this reminds me of the story of Cinderella….”Make Predictions
16Kinds of Thinking Predications Likes vs. Dislikes Questions? Anything in text that is confusing to youLife MemoryThoughts about the author’s style of writingConnections to other books or characters in other stories you have read
17Why would you abandon a book? Abandoning a Book Day 6Why would you abandon a book?DisappointedBoringToo Easy/ Too HardNot Interested in that GenreDid Not Like the CharactersDifferent Book InterestToo Scary/ Too Sad/ Too ConfusingExpected Author’s Style to be DifferentDid Not Like Friend’s Recommendation
18Fiction VS Nonfiction Day 7 Fiction = FakeNonfiction = True stories with accurateInformation
19Different Kinds of Fiction Day 8 Historical Fiction seems real took place in the pastRealistic Fiction seems real could take place nowScience Fiction books that tell about supernatural eventsFantasy unrealistic elementsTraditional Literature stories past down through history like folktales, fairy tales, myths, and legends
20Genre Types Day 8 Continued Realistic Fiction = RF Historic Fiction = HFScience Fiction = SFFantasy = FTraditional Literature = TL
21Different Types of Nonfiction Day 9 Informational Text VS Biography Text
22Gives information about history, science, language, or other subjects Informational TextGives information about history, science, language, or other subjects
23Biography TextBiography text tells about people’s lives. If an author tells about some memories or certain experiences in their life it is called a memoir.
24Day 10 Keep a Record of Your Reading Keep a record of the number of pages you read a day in your reading logList your book, author, and genre
25Day 11 Guidelines for Reading Workshop You must always be reading a book or writing your thoughts about your reading.
26Guidelines for Reading Workshop You need to work silently to enable you and your peers to do your best thinking
27Guidelines for Reading Workshop Always do your best work because neatness counts!
28Guidelines for Reading Workshop Select books you think you will enjoy and abandon books that aren’t working for you after you’ve given them a good chance.
29Guidelines for Reading Workshop LIST THE BOOK INFORMATION WHEN YOU BEGIN AND RECORD THE DATE WHEN YOU FINISH