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Lunch Book Club

Sign-up below for Lunch-time Book Club by October 7th, 2018!

This is a optional program for students in grades 2 – 6. Parents we need you to lead these groups! If you can lead a group please add your info to the student sign-up form.

Two reading choices! When you sign up, cast your vote to read:

 

Junior Great Books (Gr 2-6)

Weekly short stories that promote critical thinking and a thoughtful, respectful exchange of ideas.  Groups typically meet for 7 weeks. (Note: Based on reading skills, 2nd grade will do JGB  short stories during the winter. )

OR

Classic Youth Book (Gr 3 & up)

All publications are youth versions and under 180 pages total; weekly chapter assignments will be given by leaders (chapters are of similar length as JGB short stories). These groups would meet for longer than the 7 week JGB option.

3rd Grade – Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
4th Grade – The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
5th Grade – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
6th Grade – Little Women By Louisa May Alcott

Due to space and volunteer limitations majority rules for these votes! If enough students & parents sign up we can accommodate two groups per grade based on topic. So tell your friends!

To accommodate the large number of students participating, half of the kids will meet in the fall and the other half will meet after winter break (dates TBD based on interest/reading choices). Smaller size groups will allow for more productive and enjoyable meetings for everyone. There is no guarantee that students will be placed with their friends and special requests will not be honored. Your parent volunteer will communicate regularly important details of the program.

Please consult your child before signing them up and make sure this is something they really want to do because they enjoy reading and want to participate in a thoughtful group discussion! There will be a $10.00 charge for lost books.

2018-2019 Schedule

Grade groups and dates will be posted after registration is closed and the reading program votes are in.

Fall

  • Tuesday – Begins Oct 30th – Ends Dec 18th
    • Grade 4 – Jr Great Books
  • Thursday – Begins Oct 25th – end dates TBD
    • Grade 3 – Classic Book
    • Grade 4 – Classic Book
    • Grade 6 – Jr Great Books

 

Winter

  • Wednesday – Begins Jan 28th – end dates TBD
    • Grade 2 – Jr Great Books
    • Grade 5 – Classic Book

 

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