Feel free to use these resources to help your team get ready for the competition. If you have materials you've found helpful and you're willing to share them, post them here.
Questions to use with your Battle of the Books team when discussing their readings.


Team Recording Sheet - use this form to keep track of who has read each of the books.



Fact Tracker - one per sheet


Fact Tracker - bookmark format, three to a page


Title/Author Flashcards: Print these front to back in order for a set of flashcards designed to help you practice the book titles and authors.



Use this site to practice the authors and titles. The site provides virtual flashcards, tests, and games. Try it! You'll like it!
https://quizlet.com/159788037/flashcards

Practice Questions will give participants an idea of the types of questions that will be asked during the competition. (Please note: these are NOT the actual competition questions.)



EDMODO.COM
Feel free to join the Elementary Battle of the Books Edmodo page and encourage your team members to join by submitting your request to the following URL: COMING SOON!. A "Request to join" will be sent to the coordinators and you and your students will be added to the group. Please email Jenny Schiltz at jennifer.schiltz@dmschools.org with any questions you might have.

if you already have an account on the site, you can also use the Group Join code: gws4pv

If you have not used this site, you must first join by clicking on either "I'm a teacher" or "I'm a student". Use the group join url or group code above, then complete the other information. Students do not need to provide an email address. They may upload a photo or picture to use as their icon, or simply leave it as is by going to the "ME" profile page. Students with multiple Edmodo pages will need to click on the Middle School Battle of the Books 15-16 page to see the activity and to post their thoughts about the books being read. There is a post at the very bottom of the feed that lists the expectations of those using the page. Please have your team members read that and respond that they understand what is expected. If you have questions or experience difficulty with the site, please notify Jenny Schiltz, jennifer.schiltz@dmschools.org, and she will try to help.