Battle of the Books

 2017-2018 Battle of the Books has officially kicked off!
4th-5th Graders...who's up for the challenge??

Teams are now forming!  4th-5th graders, please complete your contract/permission form by February 28th in order to join the Battle, which will take place in May.  YHBA books can be found on the YHBA shelf in the Media Center and you can also find them at the Carmel Clay Public Library (and e-book versions as well!)

Timeline of Events

January- start forming teams (4th graders create teams with 4th graders, 5th graders create teams with 5th graders)

February 28th- last day to turn in contract/permission form 

January through April- read your assigned YHBA books.  Remember, you need to read at least 5 books to participate in the Battle!  (AND to be a part of the YHBA voting party in May!)

May- (after ISTEP is completed)- Battle of the Books begins!


Battle of the Books Rules

1.  Teams must consist of 3-4 members.  Teams can be made of students in same grade.

2.  In order to participate in B.O.B., students must read at least five of the YHBA Intermediate books (there are 20 total on the list). 

3.  In May, teams will be placed in a single-elimination bracket and compete during their specials block.  The winning team will receive trophies and will be announced on the WTME morning announcements.