Reflection: Classroom Setup Determining Genres: Organizing the Library - Section 3: Share


My favorite part of this activity is watching students grab a book and run to the otherside of the room, shouting, “Hey, I didn’t know she had this book in the library. I’m going to check it out first” or students who pause to look at the cover and summary of a new books that seemed interesting. I want them to feel like this library is full of new and interesting books for them to read and that it is welcoming. This lesson gives students the opportunity to engage with the library without any requirement to immediately work on reading.

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Determining Genres: Organizing the Library

Unit 10: Preparing for Reading
Lesson 13 of 13

Objective: SWBAT to sort books according to genre and series.

Big Idea: Students get to explore the books in the library and discover new reading interests.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Genres (Reading), context clue, evidence (Composition Basics), books, classroom library, sorting, library, Reading Log
  30 minutes
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