What is Battle of the Books?
Battle of the Books is a reading competition designed to improve reading and comprehension while building enthusiasm for reading.Students will compete individually and in teams to show their knowledge of ten preselected books.
Who can compete?
Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5thgrades are eligible to compete.
How will the teams be formed?
When is the campus battle?
In January, the Battle of the Books teams will compete against each other to determine the Schluter Battle of the Books team.
When is the district battle?
The district Battle of the Books competition will be held on February 12, 2013 at 6:00 pm at Northwest High School.
What are the Battle books?
EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken! By Sally Warner
Escape Under the Forever Sky by Eve Yohalem
Hamster Magic by Lynne Jonell
Benjamin Franklinstein Lives by Matthew McElligott
Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
One-Handed Catch by Mary Jane Auch
School Story by Andrew Clements
Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah WilesFor extra resources on these books, click on the TeachingBooks.net image.
***If you need any more information, or if you are interested in coaching a team, please contact Christa Pospisil at 817-698-3936 or by email at email@example.com.***