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Bookmark Contest Lesson Plan.doc
Use our lists as a starting point to form new lists that reflect your collection and student interests. First, see what you already own in your collection, then do a subject search in your catalog to add any titles unique to your collection. I have also found it useful to search recommended lists from other libraries on the web. My favorite search engine is:
For copying, use the 3 per page format back to back. Cardstock works best, but I have used paper when mass distributing lists (in all teacher's boxes, for example).
Blank Copy Master.doc
When posting to the website, I use the single bookmark template and convert to .pdf format.
Single Bookmark Template.doc
You can download a free .pdf converter at:
Each year during Teen Read Week and Read Across America Week, we hold bookmark contests.Students submit original artwork based on the year’s Teen Read Week theme.Winning Entries are printed with a corresponding thematic booklist on the back.These bookmarks are used throughout the year to promote different
2014 Bookmark Contest Flier.doc
Bookmark Contest Entry Form.doc
Day One-Seven:Bookmark contest announced all week in the bulletin and entry forms distributed through the library and English/Art teachers
Day 7:Bookmark Contest Entries Due
Day 10:Winning Bookmarks announced and displayed during Back to School Night/Open House
Day 11:Winners announced on morning announcements and students get prizes
Winning bookmarks distributed all through the next week
Optional:Allow one additional week if students are voting for the winners. Choose the top 10 and number them. Place them on display in the library for one week. Students complete a ballot indicating the number of their favorites.
Bookmark Contest Ballot.doc
Wausau Astrobrights® Card Stock, 8 1/2" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack
8 1/2" x 11"
(can be copied on regular colored paper to save money)
Copy Costs: 250 sheets back to back at .10 each = $25.00
Small paper cutter:
X-Acto® Personal Razor Paper Trimmer
Prizes:1st Place = $25 gift certificate, 2nd Place = $10 gift certificate, 3rd Place = $5 gift certificate(these cost us nothing because it comes out of our Scholastic Book Fair profits, but prizes could be donated)
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