Accelerated Reader League Cup Competition

November 18, 2016

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Sixteen classes, led by their English teachers, are competing to win the Accelerated Reader League Cup. The students in year 7 and Year 8 take part in daily Drop Everything And Read sessions and are required to take quizzes after reading a book. The class with the best combined scores on the book quizzes will win the AR League Cup; this round of the AR competition will finish at the end of this term. The current standings show Miss Norman’s Year 8 class in the lead with an average percentage correct score of 94.3%. The second placed class comes from year 7 and is taught by Ms Oram and Mr Fonseca with an impressive 89.7% score. The third placed class have a score of 82.9% correct; the bronze medal class are Year 8s led by Miss Hammond.

All in all, the 400 or so students have read an amazing 1,289 books, and a total of 43,433,482 words since the beginning of September. That’s a lot of reading and the classes are also managing to score very highly on their quizzes, showing that they understand the books they have chosen to read. The race to win the AR League Cup has just started however, so there is everything to play for and the teams at the top could well be challenged by students in the rest of the classes. Each quiz taken successfully will add valuable points to the class totals so everyone’s efforts count towards the outcome of the competition. We can expect to see a big rise in the numbers of books and words read by these committed readers!

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