Go for the Gold-READ! Betsy Kane December 4, 2010 LIS 5400
Go for the Gold-READ! This reading promotion project is created for elementary age students. Students have the opportunity to read and listen to books, research the Olympics, go on cyber hunts, and create books on their favorite athletes.
Reading Relay Log Students will need to complete as many tasks on their reading log as they can. Each task has different activities.
Biographies Grade 3-5 students will need to research 3 different Olympic athletes and create a book; one page per athlete. Grade k-2 students will create a book with their classroom.
Poetry Grade 3-5 students need to read a total of 5 poems. They will listen to one, read one to a friend, read one to a family member, illustrate the meaning of one and recite a poem to the librarian or their teacher. Grade k-2 Students need to read 5 poems or have a parent read to them.
Non-Fiction The first activity for non-fiction is to visit www.enchantedlearning.com/olympics/ After students have researched the information about the Olympic Games they will fill out the form in their reading relay log.
Non-Fiction The second activity is to complete this cyber hunt www.teachervision.com There is a page to complete in their reading relay log. Grade k-2 students will complete both activities with their classroom teacher.
Folktales Grade 3-5 students are to read three folktales of their choice and write a three sentence summary on each folktale. Grade k-2 students will read, or have read to them, three folktales of their choice and write a one sentence summary of the folktale with the help of a parent or teacher.
Fiction Grade 3-5 students need to read three books (or chapters) of their choice and write a three sentence summary on each book or chapter. Grade k-2 students will read, or have read to them, three books of their choice and write a one sentence summary with help from a parent or teacher.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Winners Gold Medal Winners will receive a book mark, coupon, picture with the Gold Medal Winner Display, and a gold medal. Silver Medal Winners will receive a book mark, coupon, and a silver medal. Bronze Medal Winners will receive a bookmark and a bronze medal.