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Louisa Boren K – 8 STEM Library

Librarian:
Mary E. Bannister,
NBCT Library-Media

mebannister@seattleschools.org

Global Reading Challenge

Global Reading Challenge 2022- 2023

The Global Reading Challenge titles for 4th and 5th grades was announced on November 1st, 2022. Please visit Seattle Public Library’s Global Reading Challenge page for the list of this year’s GRC books, plus audio & e-books available from SPL and other related resources! Read! Read! Read! Read! Read! During November and December.

Global Reading Challenge Timeline 2022-2023

Practices will be held during lunch recess in Library. Team members must attend the practices unless they are absent that day.

DateTopic
Tuesday, January 3rdIntro to GRC practies, rather matrials for questions
Tuesdasy, January 10thPractice asking and answering GRC questions
Tuesday, January 17thPractice asking and answering GRC questions
Write several names of student they’d liek to be on a team with
Tuesday, January 24thFrom Teams, Select Teasm name, colors, with mascot optional
Practice asking and answering GRC questions
Tuesday, January 31stAs a team, practice asking and answering GRC questions
Tuesday, February 7thAs a team, practice asking and answering GRC questions
Tuesday, February 14thRehearsal of GRC competition in Library
Friday, February 17thIn-School Challenge 9am in STEM Cafeteria

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STEM students should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes per day at home.

Kindergarten |  Read with and/or Read to an adult or family member.

1st Grade |  Enjoy reading your “Just Right Book.” Also enjoy being read to by someone and picture reading informational books, too!

2nd – 8th Grade |  Please balance your reading with a “Just Right Book” fiction, an informational book, and something you really WANT to READ! Students that wish to check out additional books for pleasure reading, projects, or research are encouraged to do so!