Readers Cup Competition

Winners

Junior Division:

UWCSEA Dover


Middle Division:

UWCSEA East


Senior Division:

Australian International School


Photos from the event held on Monday, May 10, 2010, e.g.,

Final scores

Junior:   UWC East 26; ISS 29; Chatsworth 32; Tanglin 41; UWC Dover 42.

Middle: Tanglin 13; Lycee Francais 20; Chatsworth 21; UWC Dover 25; AIS 26; UWC East 28.

Senior:  Chatsworth 25; AIS 30


PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:
 
Bookaburra Books
#02-03/04 Forum The Shopping Mall, Orchard Rd.
Tel: +65 62359232
 
Date     Monday, 10 May, 2010
Venue   The Australian International School
Time     4pm


Open to all interested schools in Singapore who can field one team in any or all divisions (per library in the case in multi-library schools) in each of the following divisions.

Junior - Year 3, 4 & 5 / Grade 2, 3 & 4              
Middle - Year 5, 6, 7 & 8 / Grade 4, 5, 6 & 7              
Senior - Year 8+ / Grade 7+
              

The competition will consist of three rounds - Junior, Middle, Senior. The junior & middle round (30 mins each) has 5 questions from 5 books from their division and 5 questions from a picture book. The senior team will have a selection of 4 books from the senior division with 7 questions on each book.

The junior & middle teams are made up of a maximum of 6 students, the senior team has a maximum of 4 students. The total time of the event will be approximately 2 hours, allowing for introductions, audience trivia and judging.

The winning teams will receive $500 worth of books from Bookaburra for their school library, book gift coupons for each member of the team, a certificate of participation, a gold medal for each member of the team, plus year-long possession of the division cup.

Registration is $60 per team (payable to ISLN on the day) to cover cups, medals, prizes, participation certificates, gifts for judges, refreshments.
The committee is Barbara Philip, Linda Twitchett, Joy Wheeler & Katie Day
  
Teams participating in the Readers Cup so far
 
JUNIOR  MIDDLE  SENIOR 
Tanglin Junior School  Tanglin Junior School   Australian International School    
Chatsworth Orchard
Lycee Francais de Singapour
Chatsworth Orchard
UWCSEA Dover
Australian International School 
UWCSEA East
Chatsworth Orchard
International School of Singapore (ISS)
UWCSEA East Campus    

UWCSEA Dover   

 The questions linked to the titles below may be used at in-house competitions or as practice questions. Questions for the senior books will be published on 26 April.

BOOKS TITLES SELECTED FOR THE COMPETITION
 (CHOSEN FROM THE RED DOT SHORTLIST)

Junior Readers Cup 


Middle Readers Cup 


Senior Readers Cup 

The Hunger Games
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Bog Child
Tales from Outer Suburbia

Schools may use the books selected to hold in-house competitions to choose their teams if they wish

A DOWNLOADABLE PDF OF SAMPLE QUESTIONS IS ATTACHED BELOW

Contact Barb Philip for more information


Links to similar programs elsewhere

Queensland Readers Cup
Online Readers Cup
Tasmania Readers Cup
Battle of the Books – Hong Kong
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Barbara Philip,
Jan 23, 2010, 8:02 PM
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