Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Book It Program- Hurry and Enroll Before It's Too Late!

Every school year my children have participated in the Book It Program. Did you know that you qualify for enrollment even if you are a homeschool family? Enrollment ended on June 30th, however on Book It's site it says they are still accepting applications on a first come first serve basis. I just enrolled my kiddos today and am hoping it went through. I completely forgot to enroll them this year! Yikes.

New to Book It? Here is some information about this free program:

About BOOK IT!
BOOK IT! motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition and pizza. BOOK IT! is simple for the teacher to use, flexible because goals match reading ability, and fun because achieving a goal is a great reason to celebrate. BOOK IT! was created in 1985 and currently reaches over 10 million students annually.

BOOK IT! runs every school year from October through March. The teacher sets a reading goal for each child in the class. A tracking chart and reproducibles are included to make it that much easier. As soon as a child meets the monthly reading goal, the teacher gives him or her a Reading Award Certificate.

BOOK IT! goals are based on reading ability. Number of books, number of pages, or number of minutes – they all work. BOOK IT! can also be used with the reading curriculum or as support for comprehension or intervention programs. For children not reading independently, the goal can be set where a parent or others read to the child.

Pizza Hut is proud of all BOOK IT! readers! The restaurant manager and team congratulate every child for meeting the monthly reading goal and reward them with a free, one-topping Personal Pan Pizza, BOOK IT! card and backpack clip.

Best of all, BOOK IT! materials are free to schools! Click here for enrollment and eligibility information.

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Chari said...

Thanks I enrolled :-)

Lark said...

I used this program last year and I re-enrolled back in May of this year. My daughter LOVED it! It's a great way to get them reading!

*Michigan Momma* said...

It's Aug. 26th and I just filled out the online form! *crossing my fingers*

Thanks for the reminder~

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