Book Buddy Programming:

PK-8th Grade

Fun...Reading Partners

What is this program about ?

This program was designed to create positive relationships between elementary and middle school students. The buddies would read for enjoyment, all while continuing to build literacy skills. Once or twice weekly, the team of two students would read and discuss a new book together. Students would have access to many new books purchased by the school with the Foster and Evelyn Barkema Charitable Trust Grant.

What are the book buddy expectations?

  1. Read one or more book titles together

  2. Discuss literacy questions

  3. Record their thoughts

  4. Return their books, book bags, and recording sheets to the library in a timely manner

  5. Follow school rules and display best behavior