|Front of easy reader shelf with 5 Finger Rule bookmarks|
This satisfied parents who want to just point and say "you're only allowed to read the red sticker books" but it also satisfied my own resistance to leveling books and gave kids quite a wide range since publisher levels vary so wildly.
|Colored stickers for levels|
In January of 2017 I bit the bullet and did a massive weed of the easy readers, removing all of the paperbacks (which were in horrible condition) and multiple worn, damaged, and outdated books. I am currently in the process of spending a significant chunk of budget, as well as grant money, to replace damaged and worn materials and bolster the collection of emergent readers, buying multiple copies of the titles we've found that are truly emergent titles.
|Easy Reader tub books - tv tie ins. Paperback and non-leveled|
|Literacy center and lexile binders|