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A reading fair provides students the opportunity to share their favorite book through a storyboard display. The fair is set up similarly to a science fair and students may dress up like a character from their story when presenting.

Students will choose a favorite fiction story and create a storyboard to take to competition. The project that is sent from each school will be entered into a final competition at George Town Public Library which takes place on 22 March 2014 between 10am and 11.30am. Island-wide winners will be determined by the panel of judges, and prizes will be awarded at the final competition on 22 March.

Details and Requirements

Storyboards

  • A standard tri-fold project board that unfolds to be 36Ē H x 48Ē W
  • Use the attached checklist and visual below as a guide to help when creating the project
  • Identifying information (name of the student, division, studentís grade level, homeroom teacherís name, school name) should be labeled on the back of the storyboard

Divisions

  • Division A: Individual students ages 5-11
  • Division B: Individual students ages 12-18
  • Division C: Group of classmates ages 5-11
  • Division D: Group of classmates ages 12-18
  • Division E: Independent ages 5-11
  • Division F: Independent ages 12-18

All participants not entering via a school will need to register. For registration please visit http://www.ciinfoprofessionals.org Closing date for registration is March 20 2014.

Reading Fair Project Checklist for All Divisions

Project has the following:

†††††††††††††††††Title

†††††††††††††††††Author

†††††††††††††††††Publisher and Publication Date

†††††††††††††††††Main Characters- only those important to the story line

†††††††††††††††††Setting - place and time of story

†††††††††††††††††Plot Summary - brief summary (not a retelling) of what the story is about and what takes place

†††††††††††††††††Conflict - the problem in the story

†††††††††††††††††Solution or Resolution - how the problem is resolved

†††††††††††††††††Authorís Purpose - why the author wrote the story (to entertain, inform, and/or persuade)

†††††††††††††††††Tone or Mood - describes how the author wants the reader to feel while reading the story

Writing:

Writing is neat and inviting. It may be typed or hand-written. Writing is easily understood.

Creativity:

  • Project is original.
  • Project demonstrates imagination.
  • Unique materials are used to express ideas.

Quality of Project:

  • Project follows the guidelines.
  • Project is durable and will last through several rounds of competition without physical support.

Thoroughness of Written Information:

  • Project captures the most important information.
  • Project captures the concept/point the author made in the book.

Interest Evoked:

  • Project demonstrates studentís ability.
  • Project encourages others to read the book.
  • Project attracts others and makes them interested in the work
Reading Fair Competition For Public Library
22 March 2014 between 10am and 11.30am.
Reading Fair Competition For Public Library Flyer