Presentation on theme: "Accelerated Reading. Word Count Goals Who? Everyone: K-6 th What? Reading goals for number of words you read Where? To find word count for specific books,"— Presentation transcript:
Word Count Goals Who? Everyone: K-6 th What? Reading goals for number of words you read Where? To find word count for specific books, go to AR Bookfinder. To find YOUR total word count, go to HomeConnect. When? When you read a book and take an AR quiz Why? Word count is a common language that all readers can understand.
How to find Word Count For a book’s Word Count… Go to Jacobson Website, Library, Accelerated Reading, then click on AR Bookfinder. Remember to click on title of the book after you type it in to see word count.AR Bookfinder For YOUR total Word Count… Go to Jacobson Website, Library, Accelerated Reading, then click on HomeConnect. Remember to click on title of the book after you type it in to see word count. HomeConnect These two links are also found by clicking on the “Side Shortcuts” on our Jacobson Homepage.
School Wide Goals Keep track of your word count for… Dog Tags
8 levels: Blue, Red, Orange, Green, Black, Purple, Silver, Gold This is a sample of the Dog Tag. All Dog Tags are laser-engraved on each color.
Dog Tags Levels are tied to total word count throughout the year You earn each colored tag by reaching a specific amount of words Your teacher will give you your Dog Tag when you earn it.
If you reach your gold dog tag goal, you will be a member of the Golden Ticket Club… Your name will be announced to come have your picture taken and posted on the Golden Ticket Club Board in Library You get extra book checkout and priority on book holds You are automatically invited to the AR Field Trip at end of the year Cutoff date for taking quizzes to earn the AR Field trip is April 17th
1 st Grade Goals 500 words 1,000 words 2,000 words32,000 words 16,000 words 8,000 words 4,000 words 64,000 words
2 nd Grade Goals 10,000 words 20,000 words 40,000 words200,000 words 100,000 words 80,000 words 60,000 words 300,000 words
3 rd Grade Goals 20,000 words 40,000 words 80,000 words 120,000 words 160,000 words 200,000 words 400,000 words 600,000 words
3 rd Grade CATS & 4 th Grade Goals 30,000 words 60,000 words 100,000 words 200,000 words 400,000 words 600,000 words 800,000 words 1,000,000 words
4 th Grade CATS & 5 th Grade Goals 60,000 words 100,000 words 200,000 words 900,000 words 700,000 words 500,000 words 300,000 words 1,200,000 words
5 th Grade CATS and 6 th Grade Goals 100,000 words 300,000 words 500,000 words 700,000 words 900,000 words 1,100,000 words 1,300,000 words 1,500,000 words
6 th Grade CATS 300,000 words 500,000 words 700,000 words 900,000 words 1,200,000 words 1,500,000 words 1,800,000 words 2,000,000 words
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