Battle of the Books
Elementary Battle of the Books is a program that challenges students to read a selection of novels and compete as a team in answering various questions. The purpose of Elementary Battle of the books is to motivate students to read, monitor their own comprehension, and become active participants in book discussions.
Battle of the Books encourages students to read quality literature on a variety of topics and themes. The books are written at different levels that will both challenge and entertain student. Through Elementary Battle of the Books, we strive to promote a love for literature and the important character education goals of teamwork, respect, and good sportsmanship.
Students participated in a full day tournament, like Family Feud, in which students' teams earn points by answering questions about the books on the book lists. The Northeast 2019 Elementary Battle of the Books Team (from left to right) - Jamaria Barrow, Matthew Green, Desitnee Fields, Key'Ziya Williams, Madison Green, De'Mon Davis, and Shaniya Murphy. Below is the team with coaches Caroline Murphrey and Marissa Jones.