Battle of the Books 2018
Battle of the Books is a program in which 4th and 5th grade students form teams of five. Each member of the team reads one or more of the books. Then in mid-February teams compete by answering a series of questions about the books. The team with the most points moves to the next round.
The books for this year are: Important Dates for B.O.B.
Honus & Me by Dan Gutman 4th grade elimination rounds February 5, 2018
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins 5th grade elimination rounds February 6, 2018
Wish by Barbara O'Connor 4th & 5th Final Battles on February 8, 2018
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
AND THE WINNERS ARE . . .
4th Grade: Savage Panda Corn Squad
5th Grade: Extra Cheesy Potatoes
Staff Team: Raging Readers
Illinois Reading Award Programs
Students in grades K-5 are excited to be reading books for the Illinois reading award programs. There are 2 awards at the elementary level and each award has 20 nominated books. Boys and girls in 1st – 3rd grades are listening to their teacher read Monarch nominees. If they read/listen to 5 stories they can vote for their favorite. Students in grades 3-5 are reading the Bluestem Award nominees. They need to listen to or read 4 titles in order to vote. Voting for both of the awards will take place on February 22, 2019 in the Media Center.
February 2019 Crystal Lawn Winners: