We're working on picking just right books. When we pick book we use the acronym I PICK. This stands for: I (I choose my own books), P (purpose, why am I reading this?), I (interest, do I like this?), C (comprehension, do I understand this?), and K (I know most of the words). Today we worked on picking books that we were interested in, but also are the right level too. When we know most of the words on the page, it's probably a good book for us!
As you know, we just finished our read aloud Frindle. Today we made up some of our own words to replace the boring words we use everyday. We wrote our own definitions and then used the dictionary to figure out where they would go. There was alphabetizing down to the 8th letter!