Read 180 Classroom Library

I am completely new to Read 180 this year and am helping set up the independent reading library. Should the books be sorted by lexile or the level found on the back of the book (1-4)? Thank you!

Posted on: August 21 2017
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  • I prefer to set up my books by Lexile, and color code them according to Lexile ranges to make it easier for my students when selecting books. One reason I organize by Lexile is because I have added many more titles than those that come with READ 180. See and example in my blog: http://educatorcommunity.hmhco.com/site/stage-c/blog/stage-c/stage-c-blog However, setting your books by Level will work as well.


    Many teachers also find it helpful to organize the books by the Level, which is the software Level. This works well if the only books in the library are READ 180 Library books. If there are other books as well, arrangement by Lexile level is probably easier. Dee, Ask Dee in the READ 180 Community

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