I am currently reading the Daily 5 book and many of you know I am trying to implement this in my class next year. I have done parts of Daily 5 with my class like read to self, writing, word work, read to partner but never had it really structured like the Sisters suggest. That being said I have also done lessons on choosing just right books. But I never gave the students a chance to pick these just right books. Each student has their own bin by their desk where I put their guided reading level books in there in which they read. My kids are 1st graders so how do you let the students pick books? Do they just pick books from your classroom library once a week a specific time you set out? How does this work? I know I let my students pick their own books at the beginning of the year but then they only wanted to read the books they picked (which were important) but I REALLY wanted them to read the books that were on their guided reading level. So I stopped having them pick. And here is another piece. If you do allow them do pick does it matter how your library is set up? Right now I only have labels-non fiction, fiction, animals, and specific titles like all clifford books etc. I know this was a long post. Sorry.