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5 Finger Rule
Updated: Mar 22, 2012

Use the 5 Finger Rule to determine if a book is "just right" for you to read.
1.Open a book to any page.
2. Start reading the page.
3. Hold up a finger for EVERY word that you don't know or have trouble pronouncing.
    0-1 Fingers
The book is too EASY

    1-2 Fingers
The book is at the Interest level.

    4 Fingers
The book is at the Challenge level.
You can try it~be sure it makes sense.

    5 Fingers
The book is at the Frustration level and is not a good choice for now.