Sunday, March 22, 2009

My Sonlight Shelf

Every year when the new Sonlight catalog comes out and the homeschool convention season approaches, I take inventory of my Sonlight library. I check to see which books are still on the shelf where they belong, which have "walked away," and which need to be replaced. I don't yet have a complete collection, but I'm getting really close!

I organize my books with color-coded spine labels. I use a white label (printed on regular address labels) identifying whether the book is a reader, read-aloud, history, or science book. Then I add a small strip of colored paper indicating to which level of Sonlight that book belongs.

Did you know that Sonlight levels are color coded? Just do a search on the Sonlight website for "labels."

Check out my Supplementing Sonlight page for links to activities to enhance your read-alouds and readers!

8 comments:

  1. I home schooled my only granddaughter, she went to work before she took her finals. I am proud to say she went to take her GED exam and scored high in everything but math and they are going to help her with that. It was a experience I would not like to repeat. Have a great week.

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  2. Thanks for stopping by and following my blog! That shelf is amazing! We just have 2 cores right now (working on 3!) and now that we have more than one core, I think I'm going to finally use those labels on my books. A project for the weekend, perhaps? ;)
    LOVE your blog!

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  3. Drooling over the organization here! My shelves NEVER look this good!

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  4. How big is that shelving unit? In case we wanted to build one like it!

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  5. love the labelling idea! I think that I may just muster up enough enthusiasm to relabel what cores we already have with a while label like you have - awesome! :)

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  6. Oh I just LOVE your bookshelf and those books! Gorgeous. Such beautiful eye candy.

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