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Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}

Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
Reading Log Alternative! "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}
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Replace that hum-drum reading log and Infuse new life into students’ independent reading, at school or at home, with the “Tower of Books” Challenge! Perfect for a summer reading challenge or an alternative to the stuck-in-a-rut reading log assignment.

The challenge is built on two core ideas: to encourage children to read some different genres of books and authors they may not try otherwise, and to give students a fresh and motivating way to keep track of their reading.

How does it work?
Students get a reading list with numerous genres and categories of books they must read to meet the challenge.
**LOTS of reading list options:
- Standard Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Quirky Categories Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Primary Edition with Favorite Authors (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Intermediate Edition with Favorite Authors (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Primary: "Authors Only" Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Intermediate: "Chapter Books Only" Edition (30 & 20-book options)
- Picture Book Illustrators Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Primary: Australian Authors Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
- Intermediate: Australian Authors Edition (40, 30, & 20-book options)
**Over 20 list options!**

Includes an EDITABLE category list and EDITABLE parent letter, so you can customize the challenge to suit your needs. (The editable file is a 2010 PowerPoint file that includes instructions and tips.)

For each book students read, they create a book “look-a-like” from the printable files, fill in their book information, and begin forming their… Tower of Books!

Choose from a 3-dimensional version, where students cut and fold the printables into 3D books to stack onto their tower, OR a 2-dimensional version, where students can hang up a “tower template” on which to glue the 2D books, stacking them higher and higher.

ALL of this, in full-color, vintage-themed book templates are included, as well as blackline/printer-friendly versions. Step by step photographic instructions, sample parent letters to explain the challenge, and printable award certificates are all included too. Now includes "paper saver" recording sheets so you can do Tower of Books Challenges all year!
Check out the preview for a closer look!

Happy stacking!

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This download is a zipped folder that includes 8 PDF files:
1. The Tower of Books Challenge GUIDE, which includes the challenge description and notes, photographic instructions, sample parent letters, reading category list options, and award certificate.
2. Three-Dimensional COLOR version of printables
3. Three-Dimensional BLACKLINE version of printables
4. Two-Dimensional COLOR version of printables
5. Two-Dimensional BLACKLINE version of printables
6. Additional Category List Options file
7. Award Certificates file
8. "Paper Saver" Record Sheets
And now a PowerPoint file with an editable category list.

Note: The only editable portion of this product is the category list. All other pieces of the product are provided as PDFs.

**This Product Is For Personal And Single Classroom Use Only.**

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