Read, Share, Enjoy, Repeat!
Reading Olympics Rules
Welcome to the 5th grade Reading Olympics challenge! In September, the 5th grade teachers and the librarian will create teams for the challenge. Each team member is challenged to read AT LEAST 10 books from the reading list below.
In March, teams will participate in the Reading Olympics Tournament. Challenges await your team to show how well you have read and understand the books. Points will be awarded during the tournament. The winning teams of the tournament will travel to a competition between our sister schools.
All readers are winners- but only ONE school will have Reading Olympic bragging rights for the year!!
Reading Olympic Training Days
Read. Respond. Repeat!!
Earn points for your Reading Olympic team for reading books, for completing reader responses, and writing book reviews.
Adding up points before the tournament:
* 50 points- A team member reads 5 books between October-December and completes a reader response for each.
* 50 points- A team member reads 5 books between January-March and completes a reader response for each.
*5 points- A team member completes a written book review.
+2points- A team member uploads a teacher/librarian approved book review to Bibliosnasium.
The Templeton Twins
Science Fiction & Mystery:
Among the Hidden
Coraline: The Graphic Novel
Flora & Ulysses
The Lightning Thief
Comic Squad Recess
One Crazy Summer
The Mighty Miss Malone
Shades of Gray
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th
The Inventions of Hugo Cabret
Non-Fiction & Biography:
Magic Tree House Fact Checker #15: Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters
Bad News for Outlaws
Who Was... Thomas Jefferson
Mighty Jackie: The Strike Out Queen