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Book Battle Information 2018 - 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Battle Team 2018- out of 40 teams

- WE CAME IN 1st Again!!!

 

 

New List is out - 2018- 2019

Book Battle List Is Out

 

 To Make the Tryouts.

-Read All 15 Books by January[ TBA] independently.

- Have an overall 85% average.

- 2 Do-overs for failing a test. Re-Read the book.

- Failing is below 80%.

-Hand in your AR report once all 15 books have been read.

 

This year the try out test will be timed as in the real competition. 20 seconds to answer a multiple choice question after the question is read twice. 45 questions total.

 

There will be a tie breaker test - if needed. Short answer [7 questions]

 

The 6 students with the highest score will make the team.

Students who make the team read the books carefully.

 

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The Battle of the Books is a reading motivation and comprehension book‐related competition for students in grades 3 – 12 and is sponsored by The School District of Lee County with incentive programs provided by Media Services.


Diplomat Book Battle History:

2008: 1st Place Lee County

2009: 1st Place Lee County

2010: Finalist Lee County

2011: 4th Place Lee County

2012: 2nd Place Lee County

2013: 1st Place Lee County

2014: Finalist Lee County

2015: 3rd Place Lee County

2016: 2nd Place Lee County

2017: 1st Place Lee County

2018: 1st Place Lee County

 


 

Who will make this year's team?

Will it be you?

 

 

Coach Harclerode & Coach Roberts

 

 

 


Information on individual Book Battle Books - also known as the SSYRA Books.

 


 

Want to make this coming year's team? Rules -

  • Tryout date Thursday January 17, 2019 @ 8:45
  • Must Read ALL 15 books independently
  • Pass the AR tests with and 85% average and with only 2 do-over.
  • AR confirmation reports  by 1/16 @ 2pm or earlier.
  • Bring a pencil and your brain.

Want to make the Big Book Battle Party? By May 2019

 

  • Read all 15 books independently by the May deadline and pass with an AR average of 85%.
  • You may repeat 2 AR tests with classroom teacher approval.
  • Teachers will send AR report verification - student's will receive a special party invitation.
  • The party will be held in the media center. It is a red carpet affair and only open to those qualifying students.
  • Every year the event gets bigger and better - thanks to our spirit coaches: Ms. Moise & Ms. Fournier
  • Students are treated as celebrities and are rewarded with a memorable afternoon of fun.

Want to go on school news ?

  • Every time you read one Book Battle Book and pass the AR test at 85%-
  • You will get a Book Battle Sticker and can come on the news.

Want to earn a Book Battle Charm

  • Every 5 books you read - earn a glow in the dark book charm.
  • Your classroom teacher will notify the office.

 

2018 - 2019 Book Battle Committee Members:

  • Coaches: Ms. Harclerode & Ms. Roberts
  • Spirit: Ms. Moise & Mrs. Fournier
  • Team Reviewers: Sessions begin for the team weekly starting in January/ 8:45 - 9:35
  • Friday 1/25      Wish - Ms. Walworth
  • Monday  1/28   Lights, Camera, Action - Ms. Edwards
  • Monday  2/4    The Great Treehouse War - Ms. Keyes
  • Friday 2/15       I Love You, Michael Collins - Ms. A. Reed
  • ----------------    Book Fair Week
  • Friday 3/1        Lemons - Mr. Boddy
  • Monday 3/4      Home Sweet Motel - Ms. Irons
  • Wednesday 3/6 Overboard - Ms. Clark
  • ---------------     Spring Break
  • Monday 3/25    Ugly Cat & Pablo - Ms. Roberts
  • Friday 4/5        Dragons & Marshmallows - Ms. Rodriguez
  • Friday  4/12      Podkin, One Ear - Ms. Miller
  • Monday 4/15    Doublecross - Ms. Woolbright
  • Friday 4/26      The Ark Plan - Ms. Tejeda
  • Friday 5/3        The Sweetest Sound - Ms. Mckeever
  • ----------------    testing all week
  • Tuesday 5/14    Spirit Week Down - Ms. Ziruolo
  • Thursday 5/16    A True Home - Ms. Ontaneda

 

  • Mock Practices to be 5/20, 5/21, 5/22 8:45
  • Competition: May 24th 2019
  • Book Battle Party/ TBA MAY 2019