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Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Battle of the Books
2014-2015

Basic Information:

For Kindergarten to Grade 3
 
There are 5 team members and 1-2 alternates selected from these grades.  To try out for the team, students should be  reading the 15 picture books listed in the Battle of the Books: PrimaryTitles.  Battle coaches will determine a time to give a test over these books.  In the past, the test has been given in October. The students who score the highest on the test  and are approved by teachers will be invited to join the team.  At this point, the team will decide on what day of the week to schedule an afterschool practice.  The date of the competition will be announced. 
 
For Grades 4 & 5
 
There are 5 team members and 1-2 alternates selected from these grades.  To try out for the team, students should be  reading the 10 chapter books listed in Battle of the Books: Intermediate Titles.  Battle coaches will determine a time to give a test over these books.  In the past, the test has been given in October. The students who score the highest on the test  and are approved by teachers will be invited to join the team.  At this point, the team will decide on what day of the week to schedule an afterschool practice.  The date of the competition will be announced.
Test Date: 
Wednesday, October 17 after school until approximately 4:00.

        Primary (Grades K-3) in Mrs. Birchman's room

        Intermediate (Grades 4 & 5) in Mrs. Benson's room

  

*Battle of the Books team member selection process is compromised by both test scores and teacher recommendations. Participants who qualify will be notified by Friday, October 19.  
 
 
 
 
 
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