Reminder Accelerated Reader Last Day to Test 12/21/16

Reminder: Accelerated Reader Expectations

1st – 3rd graders

·         Successfully complete 1 book per week (8 books per nine weeks)

·         Books must be on student’s AR level

·         One test grade will be given by the principal at the end of the 9 week period.  The grade will be the average of the top 8 scores on the quizzes taken on AR level.

·         NOTE: Students who do not meet the 8 book minimum will receive a zero for each of the quizzes outstanding. 

4th – 8th graders

·         Successfully complete 2 chapter books

·         Books must be on student’s AR level

·         One test grade will be given by the principal at the end of the 9 week period.  The grade will be the average of the top 2 scores on the quizzes taken on chapter books on the student’s AR level.

·         NOTE:  No student is allowed to OPT out of the program.  Students who do not read the minimum of 2 books required will receive an IC (incomplete) in the course until the requirement is satisfied.

 Individual Student Goals are provided by your child’s reading teacher based on your child’s STAR reading test given at the beginning of the year. 

Students meeting the AR points goals for the 1st & 2nd and3rd & 4th nine weeks periods will be rewarded with a field trip, a party, or other recognition.

We have 2 AR Field Trips scheduled on the SES Calendar. 

·         January 12th – for students who meet their goal for the 1st/2nd 9 week period.

·         May 11th – for students who meet their goal for the 3rd/4th 9 week period. 

In the Peace of Christ,

Mollie M. Landry