*I used to use reading competition in my classroom. NO MORE!
*I used to use at-home reading logs in my classroom. NO MORE!
*I used to record at-home reading minutes in my grade book. NO MORE!
*Now, we read as much as we can both at school and at home.
*Now, we share the books we are reading with each other.
*Now, we talk about the books we are reading with each other.
**Even though I no longer support reading competition, I do support reading.
**Currently my school is participating in an all-school "Read-a-Thon".
**Our "Read-a-Thon" is a fund raiser that are PTO is supporting and promoting.
**Anything to help the school and promote the love of reading, I will always support.
**My students are reading (just as they always do), recording their minutes, and collecting pledges.
**As I look around the building, I'm filled with wonder because we are all reading, reading, reading!
Here is a look at some of our wonderful items promoting our read-a-thon...