3 What is the 25 Books Campaign? The 25 Books Campaign is a school-wide initiative requiring all students to read 25 books during the academic school year.
4 What is the purpose of the 25 Books Campaign? To improve vocabularyTo encourage students to read for pleasureTo read multiple genresTo read multiple works by the same authorTo improve reading skills
5 Program Overview In order for a student to get credit for reading a book, the student will be filling out book logs and other activities that show that a book has been read.The number of books read will be recorded by the student in their Reading Log, the culminating assignment turned in to their teacher , and its completion signed off by the teacher.Monthly reading goals have been set. Students reaching the monthly goals qualify for receiving incentive prizes.
6 Monthly Reading GoalsTo help students slowly reach the goal of reading 25 books, monthly standards have been set.September BooksOctober BooksNovember BooksDecember BooksJanuary BooksFebruary BooksMarch BooksApril BooksMay Books
7 As Parents You Play an Important Role... By getting involved, you are letting your child know that reading is important.Your role is to support your child in reading.
8 How You Can Help... Ideally… Students are required to read for at least 25 minutes a night at home.Yes, this means turning off the television, video games, music, and the computer in order to make time to read.It is up to you to reinforce the importance of taking time to read.How You Can Help... NO…TelevisionVideo GamesMusicComputerFor Only25 Minutes Each Night
9 Areas of the Library: non-fiction · Technology· Arts· Literature· History· Biographies· General Works· Philosophy· Social Sciences· Languages· Natural Science
10 Areas of the Library & Genres: Fiction FantasyHistorical FictionMysteryRomanceShort StoriesScience Fiction
11 Additional Genres: How to Books Drama Horror Essays Humor Fables PoetrySpeechesWesternsDramaEssaysFablesFairy TalesFolklore
12 TYPES OF READING MATERIALS: BooksMagazinesNewspaperse-Books
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