Accelerated Reader Expectations.
All WMS students are expected to read daily. The 6th grade requirements are as follows:
Read daily and complete the Reading Log Homework
Earn 20 or more AR points each Quarter
Read and pass the AR test for at least 1 Young Hoosier (Grades 6 - 8) Book each semester
Discuss your childs book - ask them questions- who, what, where, when, why and how
Encourage them to complete their book in a timely manner
Give them a quiet relaxing place to read without interruptions
Make sure the Reading Log is completely filled out and 20 or more pages have been read daily.
Model for them- if students see you reading, they might pick up a book, too
Pick books within your AR range
Read at least 30 minutes daily, fill out log
Take at least 1 AR test every 2 weeks
**AR TESTS MAY NOT BE TAKEN FROM HOME!!**
Assist students in getting books within their level
Provide opportunity for students to take AR tests (not during instruction)
Book talk- students share what they are reading with the class
Offer SSR time
Rewards and Consequences
Students who achieve or exceed their AR goal will be eligible for various rewards, including special field trips.
Students who don''t meet their AR goal will have consequences, which may include detentions or Wednesday classes.