Wednesday, June 29, 2016

BMES “Millionaires” are students who have read 1 million words or more as evidenced by their Accelerated Reading (AR) comprehension test scores.  The “Millionaire’s Club” will highlight students’ progress of reading through word count.  Students will have the opportunity to earn certificates, book marks, pencils & brag tags at each level of accomplishment.  Students must read books within their level AND take & pass AR quizzes.

 

5th-6th Grade Students will have the opportunity to earn the following awards:

 

Level

Award

 

 

250,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture & Brag Tag

500,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Bookmark & Brag Tag

750,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Pencil & Brag Tag

1,000,000 Words Read

1M Dollar Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Brag Tag & Name Announced at Quarter Assembly

2,000,000 Words Read

1M Dollar Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Brag Tag & Name Announced at Quarter Assembly

All 5th/6th Grade Students with 1,000,000 or More Words Read

Pizza Party at the End of the Year

 

1st-4th Grade Students will have the opportunity to earn the following awards:

 

Level

Award

 

 

100,000 Word Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture

250,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture & Brag Tag

500,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Bookmark & Brag Tag

750,000 Words Read

Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Pencil & Brag Tag

1,000,000 Words Read

1M Dollar Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Brag Tag & Name Announced at Quarter Assembly

2,000,000 Words Read

1M Dollar Certificate on Wall w/Picture, Brag Tag & Name Announced at Quarter Assembly

All 1st-4th Grade Students with 500,000 or More Words Read

Ice Cream Party at the End of the Year

Any 1st-4th grade students who read 1,000,000 or more words may choose to attend the Pizza Party at the end of the year instead.

 

Mrs. Howard will keep track of the word count each quarter using AR.  Students can also check their word count on AR Home Connect.  Below are the dates to have word count done by for each quarter:

 

1st Quarter – October 2nd (Friday)

2nd Quarter – December 9th (Wednesday)

3rd Quarter – March 2nd (Wednesday)

4th Quarter – May 11th (Wednesday)

 

 HAPPY READING!!!