realistic fiction kahootRaising Readers How to nurture a chi

realistic fiction kahootRaising Readers How to nurture a chi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 
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and may have decorated their table with their team name and/or mascot. They may or may not have a team uniform or costume.•For several years we have also prepared a creative challenge to include some making in the competition and ensure that all types of learners are catered for. These have included designing a new cover for a book and presenting teams with a mystery bag of materials to design and make something significant from one of the books.•We have been using an online quiz tool,•Collect entry forms for teams of four.•Write enough questions for each book (usually four to six per book). Prepare extra questions to cater for the possibility of a tie in the final. Share the reading load with other teachers/teacher librarians. Questions are knowledge-based rather than asking students to philosophise over a particular title.•Select sections to read from some of the books and promote the titles.•There is one round of questions for each book which are asked by an MC (teacher,,as are sets of novels purchased as classroom readers. You will need to ensure you can either borrow copies from local schools or public libraries in your area or that the book is in print and easily accessible for families.•Organise prizes (decide early on how they will be paid for):For anyone who would like to set up a readers competition or become more involved in an existing one!

•We prep approximately thirty general literature questions for audience/parent participation between each student round.•Participants read the selected books in advance.Raising Readers: How to nurture a child\s love of booksChapter 96: How to run a readers competition•Arrange class visits or promote the competition during library borrowing times or lunchtimes or whatever has been decided upon.book voucher/book)•Prepare posters (online or paper versions) listing the books to be read,before the event so that students work in team mode to answer questions about the books. This allows us to use visuals or videos uploaded into the program and adds a different element.Introducing the competition to students•The team with the highest score win trophies and books and advances to the next level of the competition,I highly recommend a Readers Cup or Story Sport-style competition.Raising Readers: How to nurture a child\s love of books•Prepare a timetable for the heats and the final and publicise this to staff and students.•Answers are usually collected at the end of each round and a group of scorers mark them with points given for correct answers,subject matter and reading abilities. Ensure a mix of male and female characters and authors. Often books you have used for set novels in the past and have multiple copies of are useful for a Readers Cup competition,teacher librarian or guest author).Organise multiple copies of the books to be used in the competition considering a range of genres,fun,students are given thirty seconds to one minute to confer as a group and complete their written answer.•Prizes for participation in the heats lollies/bookmarks•Teams of four are usually seated at tables,for the past few years in order to blend some technology into our competition. All questions are entered into Kahoot!the rules and the dates and times of all heats.•After each question is asked by the MC,usually two points for a correct answer and part points for an incomplete answer. The MC may give progressive scores which helps to increase the hysteria,competition and noise factor.•First prize cup/medal for each team member (plus,after much cheering and happy crying and screaming!Kahoot!if funds permit,