I have found many of your ideas very helpful. I am interested in knowing how you sorted the books in your classroom library. I can see that you value literature like I do. I want to sort the books in my classroom to make them more accessible to my kids, many of whom have few books at home. Any ideas?
I teach in special ed grades 1-3 in an urban Milwaukee school. Because I teach struggling readers, I believe I need to take extra steps to get them excited about books and about the world of information and fun that reading makes available so that they are more motivated to learn to read.
Thanks for your suggestions.
I categorize by genres and subjects, some more specific than others. World War I and II actually got its own box this year for chapter books. Since I've had a few questions about my classroom library, I may mention something on Wednesday about it as I address reader's workshop. -Victoria
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