Reading Challenge

READY, SET, READ!

We Are Challenging Children and Young Adults to Read a MILLION ++ Words

In support of the learning that is now taking place in homes, Families In Schools is challenging students from cradle to high school to read MILLION ++ Words from April 6, 2020 – June 8, 2020.

To take part in this challenge, Families In Schools is asking families to join via theĀ Reading & Compassion Challenge Facebook Page. Families In Schools will have a weekly challenge for students, and instructions on how to fill out their reading logs.

2 WAYS TO WIN PRIZES

1. Every week, Families In Schools will provide a weekly literacy challenge. Every time a student’s parent turns in a challenge they will be entered into a raffle to win a $10 gift card. All students that participate in the raffle will get a certificate. Scroll down to see the weekly literacy challenges.

2. Students will be required to keep a reading log that must be submitted on a weekly basis. The students that read the most words in the following categories will be eligible to win the grand prize for their selected grade level. There will only be one grand prize per category.

  • Grades 9-12 Scholarship $1,000
  • Grades 6-8 Scholarship $500
  • Grades 4-5 Scholarship $150
  • Assorted learning games for children 8 years of age and younger

All California residents, children and young adults up to the age of 18 are eligible to win prizes. All children and young adults (ages 0-18) can participate.

LIST OF CHALLENGES

Challenge #1

  • Set your reading goals (English / Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on April 13, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #2

  • Start or join a reading club (English / Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on April 20, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #3

  • Send us links of where you are checking books out or a photo of your home library (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on April 27, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #4

  • Choose a setting in the book you’re reading and make a map of it (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on May 4, 2020

Challenge #5

  • Find a song, movie or game that is related to the theme of the book (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on May 11, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #6

  • Act out your favorite character in front of a friend or family member (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on May 18, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #7

  • Compare and contrast two characters in the book you are reading (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on May 25, 2020, at 5 PM

Challenge #8

  • Plan your summer reading list & send your FINAL reading log (English/Spanish)
  • Send us your weekly reading log
  • Due on June 8, 2020, at 5 PM