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Premier’s Reading Challenge

Well, we are half way through the allotted time for the Premier’s Reading Challenge 2017.

 

It’s been so exciting to see students from Kindy all the way to Year 9 enthusiastically borrowing books and getting excited about completing their challenge.

 

Don’t forget the rewards for those who do complete it….a certificate from the NSW Premier’s Office and a movie, drink and popcorn day in the Library at the end of the year.

 

Here’s just a reminder of what your child needs to do in order to complete this challenge

 

To assist the students with locating books from the Premier’s Reading Challenge list, we have put coloured dots on books as follows:

Yellow -K-2

Purple-3-4

Brown 5-6

Orange 7-9

Keep reading over the holidays!

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Premier’s Reading Challenge.

 

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Congratulations to the many students who have completed their Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2015.

Just a reminder to everyone that we would like to have all students completed and entered by the end of this term…only 2 weeks.

 

If you are close to finishing but don’t think you’ll quite make it by the end of next week, then let one of the library staff know and prepare to READ,READ,READ  during your 3 week break!

 

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Premier’s Reading Challenge 2016

Welcome back to another exciting year at WCCS! In the Library this year we have lots of exciting things happening…

Premiers Reading Challenge: The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC) aims to encourage in students a love of reading for leisure and pleasure, and to enable students to experience quality literature. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

In order to complete the challenge, students need to read:Reading Dragon

Years K-2:  30 books (25 PRC ‘yellow dot’ and 5 free choice)

Years 3-4: 20 books (15 PRC ‘purple dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 5-6: 20 books (15 PRC ‘brown dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 7-9: 20 books (15 PRC ‘orange dot’ books and 5 free choice)

For more detailed information about the challenge, ask your friendly librarian or visit The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge website by CLICKING HERE.

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Premier’s Reading Challenge 2014

The PRC has started again! Congratulations to everyone who completed the challenge in 2013.

To complete the challenge students need to read a certain amount of books from the appropriate PRC book list.

For more details you can check out the Premier’s Reading Challenge website or speak to one of your school librarians.

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Challenge Number of books needed to complete the Challenge Minimum number of PRC books for your Challenge Maximum number of personal choice books PRC book list selection
K-2 30 25 5 Yellow dot
3-4 20 15 5 Purple dot
5-6 20 15 5 Brown or orange dot
7-9 20 15 5 Brown dot
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Lulu and the Brontosaurus (Judith Viorst)

It’s Lulu’s birthday and she’s decided she’d like a pet brontosaurus as a present. When Lulu’s parents tell her that’s not possible, Lulu gets very upset. She does not like it when things don’t go her way. So she takes matters into her own hands and storms off into the forest to find herself a new pet, all the way singing:

Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst

Lulu and the Brontosaurus
by Judith Viorst

I’m gonna, I’m gonna, I’m gonna, gonna, get
a bronto-bronto-bronto-bronto-saurus for a pet!

In the forest Lulu encounters a number of animals; a snake, a tiger, a bear, all of whom don’t

particularly impress her. And then she

finds him…a beautiful, long-necked, gentle, graceful brontosaurus. And he completely agrees with Lulu that having a pet would be a wonderful thing, indeed! Lulu thinks she’s gotten her birthday wish at last. Until she realizes that Mr. Brontosaurus thinks that she would make an ideal pet for him!

READ CHAPTER 1 ONLINE – CLICK HERE

Description from Simon and Schuster Australia

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Premier’s Reading Challenge 2013.

Welcome back to another exciting year at WCCS! In the Library this year we have lots of exciting things happening…

Premiers Reading Challenge: The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC) aims to encourage in students a love of reading for leisure and pleasure, and to enable students to experience quality literature. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

In order to complete the challenge, students need to read:Reading Dragon

Years K-2:  30 books (25 PRC ‘yellow dot’ and 5 free choice)

Years 3-4: 20 books (15 PRC ‘purple dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 5-6: 20 books (15 PRC ‘brown dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 7-9: 20 books (15 PRC ‘orange dot’ books and 5 free choice)

For more detailed information about the challenge, ask your friendly librarian or visit The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge website by CLICKING HERE.

 

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