I was not a BIG FAN of the Daily Cafe's way of keeping student records. I tried it and it wasn't for me. I usually use Daily Five with the Cafe grouping strategies, and then pair it with guided reading record keeping. Here's a website with some basic info. on keeping a guided reading binder.
A website with several Guided Reading Lesson Plan sets for trade books appropriate to several grade levels. Includes some picture books, Magic Tree House, upper elementary, and more! Questions, vocab, and online activities!