Do you find it hard to find a book that is just right for you?
Here are some hints on choosing a “Good Fit” book.
An important part of becoming a successful independent reader is being able to choose “good fit” books. In the library we have started learning how to choose good fit books. Read below to find out more about what a “good fit” book is and how to find one.
I PICK Good Fit Books
1. I choose a book
2. P urpose – Why do I want to read it?
3. I nterest – Does it interest me?
4. C omprehend – Do I understand what I am reading?
5. K now – Do I know most of the words?
Another way to find a “good fit” book is to use the five finger test. Just use this very simple strategy to select a book that is just right for you.
The final great ways to find a “Good Fit” book are to find an author you enjoy or to read the first book in a series. If you love them you have ready made reading for weeks (or months) to come as you continue on your reading adventure!
To help you here are some popular authors and series from our own school library.
Check them out. I’m sure you’ll find a “Good Fit” book here.
Safer Internet Day is a worldwide event that raises awareness about online safety and encourages individuals and the community to create a better internet for everyone. Celebrated globally in 150 countries, Safer Internet Day is coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
In Australia, the eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) is the Official Committee responsible for managing and promoting Safer Internet Day.
Here are some fun activities to help you stay safe online.
- Don’t give out information about yourself.
- Only talk to people you know.
- Think carefully before you press send.
- Watch what you buy online.
- Talk to an adult if you feel worried.