FREE Printable Leveled reading books: uses small-group instruction and developmentally appropriate books called leveled books. This approach recognizes that a wide range of reading ability exists within any grade level or age group, and that reading at the appropriate levels ensures success.
This is a handy chart to easily convert DRA, Guided Reading & AR levels with grade level equivalencies as well as reading development stages. The color coding is a system I used to label my books in first grade and found it especially handy when I was a reading specialist.
30 Back To School Books Tried, tested and loved. While it is important to read books about school to mentally prepare kids, make sure to read books that talk about friendship, separation from loved ones and more. It will give kids a wonderful opportunity to share their fears and thoughts. The Kissing Hand is an all time favorite. Molly Lou Melon is a great book to help kids prepare to deal with unpleasant situations in school.
Summer Reading Book Lists for Kid Going Into Sixth (6th) and Seventh (7th) Grade. Fabulous action, mystery, realistic fiction, non-fiction and more books that even reluctant readers will enjoy. Alohamora Open a Book http://alohamoraopenabook.blogspot.com/
AR - Accelerated Reader Level and Goal Bookmarks Our librarian was the inspiration for these bookmarks. She noticed that students forgot their levels and goals while at the library choosing new books. These handy bookmarks travel easily to the library or computer lab.