TO REGISTER FOR BATTLE OF THE BOOKS, GO TO WWW.MYPAYMENTSPLUS.COM ON AUGUST 30TH AT 7 PM. IT IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. THANK YOU!Welcome to Battle of the Books!
What is “Battle of the Books?
America's Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for students in grades 3-5. The purpose is simply to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with peers. This will be Daves Creek Elementary School's eighth year participating in the program. We will be holding a school competition in April and the winners of that competition will attend a county-wide competition in May.
How does a Student Participate?
A student participates by joining the club via www.mypaymentsplus.com on 8/30 at 7 pm, forming a team, and reading from the book list provided for the current year's America's Battle of the Books. The students will be encouraged to keep a summary or journal of some sort so they can review before the Battle. We accept a maximum of 45 students for the 3rd grade team and 45 students for the 4th/5th grade team.
Do students have to read all of the books on the list?
No. We are asking that students read at least 50% of the books on the list in order to participate in the Battle of the Books. There are a few great readers who may complete the whole list ~WONDERFUL! Of course, teams will benefit from members who read most of the books. The more you read...the more you will know!Our first meeting of the 2019 - 2020 season will be:Thursday, September 12, 20193rd Grade BOTB - 1st Thursday of the month (some exceptions) from dismissal- 4:30pm.Third grade will meet in Mrs. Nesbitt's third grade classroom4th & 5th Grade BOTB - 1st Thursday of the month (some exceptions) from dismissal - 4:30pm.Fourth and fifth grade will meet in the Media Center
The one-time fee of $70 will include the Battle of the Books t-shirt, national registration, registration for school and county battles, trophies and ribbons for top performing groups, access to BOTB books for checkout, and snacks for the spring battles.CLICK ON THE REGISTRATION TAB IN THE LEFT COLUMN TO GET INFORMATION ON MY PAYMENTS PLUS.Important InformationBook ListsMeeting Dates
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Thursday, January 9, 2020 Thursday, October 10, 2019 Thursday, February 6, 2020 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Thursday, March 5, 2020 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Thursday, April 2, 2020*Thursday, April 30, 2020 --meeting with just first place teams.* Beginning of May--County Competition**These meetings alternate with Jr. Beta so they do not occur on the same day for those students who want to join both.**Sponsors:Do you know the authors of each book?