Click on this link to get information on Reading Counts book quizzes, Lexile, points, word count, etc.
Make sure YOU become a
Our new reading program offers monthly and quarterly rewards and incentives to encourage students to maintain a continuous
reading routine throughout the year.
How do I become a Patriot Reader?
Read books from the SSYRA list or the Book Party lists, and pass the quizzes with a 70 or higher. Once your Reading Counts points (from THESE approved booklists) accumulate to the various categories listed below , submit the Patriot Reader Form to Mrs. Jordan in the library. You will receive a Patriot Reader card
(attached to a lanyard). You MUST wear your lanyard when participating in the Patriot Reader activities.
Patriot Reader Levels
RED CARD 200 RC Points or 15 books from the booklists
BLUE CARD 150 RC Points or 10 books from the booklists
WHITE CARD 75 RC Points or 5 books from the booklists
(REMINDER: These points must be from SSYRA and Book Party booklists ONLY!)
EXCEPTION: 8th graders may read any book from the YA section as long as it has a quiz
and it is NOT a movie book.
Select the READING COUNTS BOOK EXPERT link at the top of this page to find out how many points a book has. You can also find the points on the inside cover of most library books and in Destiny.
What are the rewards for being a Patriot Reader?
The rewards/incentives you receive will depend on the level you attain.
THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE REWARDS/INCENTIVES FOR THE RED AND BLUE CARD HOLDERS:
*Library Lunch Days- bring your lunch in the library on designated days and eat with
other friends who have a card.
*First preference of "comfy" seating in library
*Occasional breakfast treats
*Ice cream party
White card holders will also have preferential seating in the "comfy" seats, occasional treats,
names entered in drawings for special prizes, etc.
*The top 50 readers (Red card holders with the highest points) at the end of the school year will be invited to participate in a field trip to Barnes and Noble and receive a $10 coupon to purchase a book.
*The top 2 readers (Red card holders with the highest RC points) will receive an eReader device.
REFER TO YOUR SSYRA LIST AND BOOK PARTY LISTS TO MAKE YOUR BOOK SELECTIONS.
START READING TODAY!!!