Accelerated ReaderStudents are able to select their AR books by topics of interest, readability, teacher requirement, or for reading enjoyment. By reading and testing, students are able to earn points and become an active participant in their own reading gains.To find out if a particular book has an AR test, simply click here on AR BOOK FINDER or type www.arbookfinder.com into your computer browser. Remember to use the link to check the titles in your home collection. You just might have AR books at your fingertips.AR Book Find! Spot the DOT!In our media center, a colored sticker on the book's spine indicates the AR level that aligns to our patron's independent reading skillset. After reading a labeled book, students may take the computerized comprehension quiz to earn points in the program and make reading gains.
Informational stickers are placed inside the front cover of our AR books; displaying the test number, reading level, and the maximum possible points that are available.Students are encouraged to read on level to ensure comprehension and success.Our goal is to ensure that students achieve positive learning gains, embrace reading acceleration, and develop a love for great literature.Student reading levels are determined by their teacher and/or the computerized STAR Reading Test scores. The STAR Reading test is designed to identify the independent and instructional levels for your child so that s/he can read with comprehension and achieve confidence in reading success.Like most testing, students must complete assessments at school. Tests cannot be accessed at home, however information and reports are available for parental viewing.If you do not know the reading level of your Panther, please contact your child's teacher or our media center. It is our pleasure to help guide your child toward success in reading.When visiting the Marion Baysinger Memorial Library in Groveland, you will notice that their collection also indicates which titles are from the Accelerated Reader program.
Remember to attend our Family Reading Nights on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Our library is open from 5:00-7:00 pm for these bi-monthly free reading events.At Groveland Family Reading Nights, your child can read and take AR tests, checkout books, participate in crafts, games, and activities, and enjoy a special storytime. Refreshments will be served as we celebrate reading. Hope to see you there!
Last Modified on August 25, 2018