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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
BOOKMATCH: Scaffolding Independent Book Selection
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Six 45- to 60-minute sessions|
Grades K – 6 | Calendar Activity |  October 1
Students create lists of their favorite books and then the class creates a "Top Picks" class booklist. Students can use the Book Cover Creator to create a book jacket for their favorite book.
Grades 3 – 6 | Professional Library | Journal
Using the instructional tool BOOKMATCH, this article provides book-selection strategies for students' independent reading.
Grades 3 – 6 | Professional Library | Book
Empower students through choice and independence using the BOOKMATCH strategy, showing them how to select "just right" books.
Grades 2 – 7 | Professional Library | Book
This book provides information on the benefits of independent reading, how to set up a classroom library, and ways to actively engage students in independent reading.