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Genre Posters and 30 Book Challenge

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This file contains a reading challenge for students: read 30 books over the year. There is a catch: students must read a specific number of books for each of the 9 genres highlighted. Book logs and genre worksheets for students are included. Also included is a set of 9 genre posters for display in your classroom. Genres include: poetry, historical fiction, traditional literature, science fiction, fantasy, realistic fiction, biographies, informational text, and mystery.
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Love this idea and my students love it, too. I don't love emoticons but this is just my opinion. I am starting from scratch on this 30 book challenge and this material gave me everything I needed to give kids a basic overview of different book genres and to explain what the 30 book challenge is, plus a place for them to keep track of the books they read.
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Great tool to organize a Reading Response Journal and set up a 30 Book Challenge. Really saved me at the beginning of the year!
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Thank you for this great resource. I am going to use this to lead up to my "March Madness Tournament of Books".
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On  August 18, 2013,  Pamela B. asked:
Could you tell me more about how you introduce your 30 book challenge to the students? I love that you don't do traditional book reports.
I really appreciate all the work you do. You're SUPER teacher, for sure!
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On  August 18, 2013Runde's Room answered:
Thank-you so much. We actually start right on the first day. We go through the posters, and start to fill out the genre sheets and make their personal reading goals (I make a package for each student with the genre sheet and book logs). I have my book cubbies labelled by genre in my library. After some time exploring the book on the first day, students pick their first independent reading book and put a tally mark beside the correct genre on their sheet. It takes us about a week to go through all the different genres and fill in the sheets together (done through reading minilessons) and I keep reminding the students to fill in their logs after they finish a book - I do have to keep up reminders throughout the year. We revisit our personal goals about 4 times a year - writing a reflection on a cue card - how many books they have read, how many more they need to read to meet their goal, and a plan to meet the goal. Have you read the Book Whisperer? It's a fabulous book - and totally goes along with my philosophy for instilling a love of reading in my students.
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On  June 14, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Hi Jen, I have a huge favor to ask of you. I recently bought a number of your packages- love them BTW - but am desperately trying to find which package a set of posters are in. They may not be in your packages as I bought some items from a couple of other sellers too, but I figured since I bought the most from you chances are greater it is one of your items. The posters are black and white and have the headers. Compare and Contrast, Main Idea, Fact and Opinion, Cause and Effect, and Story Elements. If they are yours, do you know which bundle/resource they are included in?
I have told all my teacher friends about TpT, overseas and in Canada. Thanks for all your hard work and effort, I can hardly wait to start using all my new stuff next year!!
Thanks for your help,
|Wendy
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On  June 14, 2012Runde's Room answered:
Hi Wendy! I'm sorry - the posters aren't from one of my sets. I hope that helps you narrow it down. Thank-you so much for your nice comments! Hope you have a wonderful summer!
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Genre Posters and 30 Book Challenge
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Genre Posters and 30 Book Challenge
Genre Posters and 30 Book Challenge