Classroom Libraries—Essential Questions
o Is my library an inviting place for readers?
o Can my readers easily find what they’re looking for?
o Are my books and bins clearly labeled?
o How are my books organized by topic, genre, theme, etc.?
o Are there enough just right books for students to read daily?
o Does my library reflect the work we are doing in our classroom?
o Does my library reflect the range of interests and abilities of my students?
o Does my library provide opportunities for students to explore a wide variety of literature and other kinds of reading materials?
o Does my library have enough books at each level to support all my students’ volume and growth as a reader?
- How will I supplement my library to meet my readers’ needs? (book room, library, partnership, etc.)