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You’ll Enjoy These Incredible Books!

 

YETI is a district wide activity for 4th and 5th graders, formerly known* as The Sasquatch Super Bowl. School Librarians from across the Pacific Northwest nominate the best, recently published novels for middle grader readers for the Otter Award, Sasquatch Award and the Young Readers Choice Award. Bellingham librarians have choose 13 books from these lists for the YETI Reading Competition. In an effort to motivate students to read these books, Bellingham School Librarians create games, puzzles and quizzes based on the nominated titles.

At Sunnyland, the emphasis is on increasing our knowledge of some really amazing books.  The competition aspect is important for some students, but not the focus at Sunnyland.  Participating in the school and district competitions is absolutely optional.  However, once committed to a team, students are expected to follow through.   For students who are interested in participating, we will be forming teams of 3-4 students in October.  Optional weekly practices and quizzes will be starting in November.

The YETI Reading Competitions will each consist of 3 rounds. The first two rounds will each have questions about the books, the answer to the question will be the name of a book. The top scoring teams from these rounds will advance to the finals. The final round will consist of quotes from the books. Teams will have to correctly identify which book the quote came from. In the event of a tie, the tying teams will continue into a sudden death round.

Family and Friends are welcome to attend all Yeti Super Bowl events!  The 4th and 5th grade school competition dates will be to be determined in February.  The winning teams go on to compete in the District Finals. 4th grade city-wide competition is March 1st at Wade King School 1:00 to 2:30. 5th grade city-wide competition is February 22nd at Wade King School 1:00 to 2:30.

 

By Dan Gemeinhart
By Sharon M Draper
By Mary Downing Hahn
By Gordon Korman
By Mac Barnett
By Kekla Magoon
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
By Victoria Jamieson
By Kelly Jones
By Katherine Applegate
By Louis Sachar
By Monica Brown