In answer to your question about the labels on the back of my books, I put the name of the basket and the section of the library so that students can return the book to the correct location. However, some baskets in the library are named by a specific genre, so there are times when the actual genre does appear on the label.
When recording books on their reading log, the students must determine the genre based on their reading of the text. For this reason, I choose not to put the genre on every book. This makes my students have to think for themselves.
To answer your specific question about my fairy tale labels, my labels would say "fairy tales" (in reference to the basket), not traditional literature. The students must understand that a fairy tale is a type of traditional literature and then record the correct genre code on their reading log.
I hope I have answered your questions!
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