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A free reading competition for Victorian (Australia) schools where students creatively respond to books using technology.

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  • Readers cup wait what public

    1. 1. Readers’ Cup State Finals Wait, what? Judith Way @judithway
    2. 2. Ever heard of a trophy for reading?• You have now
    3. 3. Who can be involved?• Any Victorian school• 2-4 students in teams from years: • 3&4 • 5&6 • 7&8 • 9 & 10
    4. 4. How does it work?• 4 books read - voted on by schools beforehand (mix of Australian and international books, genres and gender interest)• 4 questions per book• Creative round on one book
    5. 5. Scoring• 1 point per question (4 questions x 4 books = 16 points)• 8 points creative round• = 24 points
    6. 6. Q & A rounds• These are ‘remembering’ questions - LOTS• e.g. Was Harry Potter’s mother magic born or Muggle born?• What colour eyes does Harry Potter have?
    7. 7. Creative round• Using HOTS to creatively interpret and present book.• Using tech tools to present the interpretation• Explicit criteria - 1 point each
    8. 8. Creative round • Must use one of the following:• Other options are encouraged via discussions with the Readers’ Cup convenor
    9. 9. Winners!• One team from each section wins
    10. 10. Where, when?• @ Charles LaTrobe College, Waiora Road, Macleod West.• Primary Tuesday 13 November• Secondary Thursday 15 November
    11. 11. How much?• A big fat $0.
    12. 12. What’s in it for schools?• Prizes of books donated by Allen and Unwin• Trophy to winning schools• Representing your school• Team building• Making reading fun/promoting reading• Recognising reading as a ‘team sport’• Literacy payoffs• Collaborative use of technology
    13. 13. Please note• The Readers’ Cup is not endorsed by or associated with the School LIbrary Association of Victoria (SLAV).
    14. 14. 15 November 10am-2pm More infoacy event for Victorian schoolssterous.comup • readerscup.posterous.comeadersCupPageTrobe College Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West 3085

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