Allyson240765

I know I've seen a recommendation somewhere before, but I can't find it. I am teaching ELA to several grades and I'm wondering how many books is appropriate for various grade levels? I have some students that want to abandon books constantly. Does anyone have tips for that issue as well?


01.02.2019

1y

2

921

1
1y

In regards to the first part of your question, here's a video that shows what might go into the book boxes, including numbers of books.  https://www.thedailycafe.com/content/book-boxes 

There really is no absolute number of books, but students need enough books to keep them engaged through a round of Daily 5.  For younger readers, whose books are shorter, that's going to mean more books.  Older students who are reading chapter books may ony need a few different kinds to keep their interest.  Changing books often enough to always have engaging titles is also important.  

1y

To address the second question you have, check out this article with ideas about how to approach such a student.  https://www.thedailycafe.com/content/abandoned-books-and-lack-engagement... There are other articles linked there that might be of interest, as well.  

Suggested Topics

Title Category Replies Views Activity
How To Maintain Daily 5 Routines from Home Daily 5 1 223 2 months 1 week
Introducing Daily 5 and Cafe to upper primary students (in Australia) Daily 5 0 357 4 months 3 weeks
Working with Wonders First Grade Curriculum and Daily 5 Daily 5 15 3.3k 5 months 3 weeks
Dealing with Interruptions to Daily 5 Daily 5 1 267 6 months 16 hours
What to Write About [November 2019 Coaching] Daily 5 0 252 6 months 2 weeks
Building Stamina & Washroom Breaks Daily 5 1 386 7 months 2 weeks
Organization and procedures for all centers Daily 5 5 885 7 months 3 weeks
Implementing Daily 5 in Middle School Daily 5 1 523 7 months 3 weeks
Role of Guided Reading in Daily 5 Daily 5 8 700 8 months 2 days
How many books? Daily 5 4 384 8 months 6 days

All-Access Member Exclusive Content

This content is reserved for All-Access members. Consider upgrading your membership to access this resource.

Sign Up Now

No Thanks.

Already a member? Log In