How to Find a Great Book in the Library
Is it "Too Hard"for you?
cloudsThere are more than five tricky words
per page.
 
cloudsI have to reread a lot.
 
cloudsI read the story too slowly.
                                 
 
 
Is it "Too Easy" for you?
 
cloudsThere are no tricky words.
 
cloudsI read without having to think about
it.
 
cloudsI read the story too fast.
 
 
Is it a "Just Right" book?
 
cloudsThere are less than five tricky
words per page.
 
cloudsI think about the story as I read it.
 
cloudsI read the story at my own pace.
 
 
 
Five Finger Test to find a "Just Right" book
 
pointerChoose a book and read
                      the first page or two.
 
 
one fingerPut one finger up for every
            word you don't know.
 
 
 
five fingersIf five of your fingers go up
                      while reading, choose another
book.
 
 
 
two fingers or three fingersIf only two or three fingers
                              go up, you've found a "just right"
                         book.