Welcome To Reading Link Challenge 2020!
Reading Link Challenge is a province-wide program for students in grades 4 and 5 that promotes the "sport of reading." The program is run as a series of quiz/trivia challenges with winning teams advancing to higher levels of competition. Participating children learn about teamwork and how to read for retention.
In teams of six, children read and become familiar with a set of six selected books. At the first challenge level, teams within a school compete with each other answering questions about characters, plots and settings. The winning team at each school then goes on to the next challenge level at the local public library where the competition is repeated with a different set of questions. After this point, regional library systems may have an additional challenge level for winning teams from the different communities they serve. In the Lower Mainland, there is a Grand Challenge, where winning teams from different library systems come together for a competition at an event with a public audience.
So glad you could join us for this year's competition!
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The School Level Competition
On Friday, March 13th, the Coquitlam Public Librarians joined us for the School Level Reading Link Challenge. Classmates from Division 1 and 2 came to watch the competition, and you could hear quiet team support and chatter about question answers from those in the audience who had read some of the books!
We had three teams participating this year:
The reading battle was fierce, creating a the need for a tiebreaker round in order to declare a winner! In the end, The Reading Wizards were victorious! They will move on to the Library Level Reading Link Challenge on Thursday, April 30th. The Coquitlam Public Library has found a fabulous way to keep the competition going online! We will keep you posted on the results..
Thank you to everyone who participated! I enjoyed sharing your passion for reading for another year. Look forward to reading with you soon!