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Book Band Leveling Library Help

Discussion in 'Primary' started by classassistant, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. classassistant

    classassistant New commenter

    I am going to book band (colour) the school library.
    Some of the books are colour coded for Accelerated Reading
    Some are at least 6 years old or more, with no leveling or colour banding.
    Is there a database online that can help?
    Is there a way to convert AR Scheme to coloured Book Band
    Any help please
     
  2. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    Why?
    It's a library. Surely children should have free choice?
    Band 'reading books' by all means, if it suits your school, but surely not the library.
     
  3. Wotton

    Wotton Lead commenter

    I agree with caterpillartobutterfly. How would you feel if books in your local library were colour coded and you could only read a certain colour or you could only by a book suitable for your age or reading level. Children have to have a choice and learn to select a book they feel comfortable with.
     
  4. whitestag

    whitestag Senior commenter

    I agree. Book band your class readers if you must, but let the library be free choice. I'd be more focused on using the walls to promote reading - posters, challenges, recommended reads etc.

    The library is the most important room in a school, in my opinion. Make it brilliant!
     
  5. classassistant

    classassistant New commenter

    Thanks all for your comments
    You are all right when I think of it now.
     

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