The district Battle of the Books competition will be held on March 7, 2022!!!
(This is a virtual competition)
All students interested in trying out for our school team MUST read a minimum of 10 current SSYRA books by January 7, 2022.
Battle of the Books is an exciting reading competition for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students. Each school in SJCSD will select a team of 6 students to represent their school at the district battle.
In order to try out for our school team, students must read a minimum of 10 current (SSYRA) books by January 7, 2022.
*** NEW 2021 ***
The selection process will include multiple choice questions (like an AR quiz) and random quotes from the SSYRA books and need to know the author of each book. Students have 30 seconds to answer each question and correctly identify the book. Each correct response is worth one point. At the end of the selection process, the 6 students with the highest scores will be selected for our school team.
There are three stages in our school team selection process:
|Stage 1: Qualifying Round
Eligible students in each class participate in 2 BOB games (rounds) during media resource classes. These rounds start on January 7, 2022.
Each round will consist of 15 quotes and every correct answer earns the student one point. At the end of two rounds, the number of books read will be added to their score. A total of 45 points can be earned in this process.
Round 1 – 15 points possible
Round 2 – 15 points possible
BONUS POINTS for number of books read – 15 points possible
Total possible from Qualifying Rounds = 45 points
***Students must earn a minimum score of 25 points in order to advance to Stage 2.
Only the top 5 students in each class will advance to stage 2.
Stage 2: Semi-Final Round
The semi-final rounds will take place on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
Students advancing from Stage 1 will play individually in the Semi Final Round. These are grade level battles.
Top 5 students from in the grade level from this game will advance to Stage 3.
Stage 3: Final Round
February 2, 2022
Top 5 students in each grade level will play individually in the Final Round.
Top 6 students in this game will earn a spot on our school team.
District Battle of the Books
March 7, 2022 (subject to change)
Rawlings school team will participate in the SJCSD Battle of the Books.
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS WINNERS!!!