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Mock Newbery Presentations for Reading Round-Up

Mock Newbery Presentations for Reading Round-Up



Mock Newbery presentation for a library conference

Mock Newbery presentation for a library conference



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    Mock Newbery Presentations for Reading Round-Up Mock Newbery Presentations for Reading Round-Up Presentation Transcript

    • The Mock Newbery Program: Encouraging Community-Wide Partnership Louise Capizzo- Scarborough Public Library (Formerly of Falmouth Memorial Library) Cathy Potter- Plummer-Motz School Library
    • Getting Reacquainted with the History of the Newbery Medal or
    • 1922 2011
    • Schedule of the Newbery Process
    • Hosting a Mock Newbery Program
    • Purpose of a Mock Newbery Program
      • To encourage students to read a variety of genres.
      • To expose students to quality literature written by a variety of authors.
      • To promote the Newbery Medal.
    • January Establish a Partnership Plummer-Motz School Falmouth Memorial Library
    • March Create a Mock Newbery Blog
    • April Pique the Interest of Teachers Attend team meetings and promote the program. Newbery lunch group for teachers
    • May Educate students about the Newbery Medal History & Criteria
    • Newbery Medal Criteria
      • 1. The Award is restricted to authors who are citizens or residents of the United States.
      • 2. The book must be a self-contained entity, not dependent on other media (i.e., sound or film equipment) for its enjoyment.
      • 3. Books in a series do not qualify unless the book submitted can stand alone.
    • Sample Slide from Grades 3 & 4 Newbery PowerPoint
      • The Newbery Committee
      • takes into consideration
      • the following:
      • theme
      • plot
      • characters
      • style
      • presentation of information
    • June Spread the Word!
      • Summer Reading Presentations
      • PTO Meeting
      • Article in Community Newspaper
      • Display of 2010 Books in the Public Library
    • July Read! Read! Read! Read! Read! Read!
    • Stay Informed About New Books
    • Good Reads Mock Newbery Group
    • Follow Other Mock Newbery Blogs
    • September
      • Add copies of books on the first reading list to school and public library collections.
      • Send note to teachers about recommended read alouds.
      • Film book trailers and book talks.
    • September
      • Create registration forms.
      • Set dates for book club meetings.
      • Invite teachers to join the groups.
    • October, November, & December
      • Book Club Meetings- once per month
      • Members agree to read at least 2 books per month from the reading lists.
    • Book Club Discussions
    • December
      • Book Club Members nominate their favorite books to the Top Ten list.
      • The Top Ten list is revealed at the last book club meeting.
      • Students have two weeks to continue reading before the vote takes places.
    • January Host Mock Newbery Assembly
      • Invite community members to be guest readers.
      • Select a passage from each Top Ten book to be shared at assembly.
      • Prepare ballots for voting at the end of the assembly.
    • Mock Newbery Assembly
    • Mock Newbery Assembly
    • Voting!
    • January 10, 2011 Students and teachers viewed live streaming of the Newbery Medal announcements in the school library.
    • What would we do differently?
      • Create smaller discussion groups.
      • Meet during lunch periods instead of after school.
      • Select fewer titles and purchase more copies of each title.
      • Show the video of the book discussion to interest students before they sign up.
    • Any Questions?