GREAT FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS AND/OR STUDENTS WHO NEED MOTIVATION!!!
The purpose of the Reading Olympics is to motivate students to read different genres and increase the number of pages they read.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE:
The Olympic Reading Challenge can be used anytime during the year, however, it is most fun when used in connection with the actual Olympics. This year (2014) the Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia. During the 17-day span of the Olympics, I am offering this challenge.
I have included an upper-grade reading list and require that my students pick from this list. I compiled this list because my students were reading the same types of books, neglecting valuable classics. This program can easily be adapted for younger grade use (adjusting difficulty of books, reading pages required, etc.)