During the summer months there are many local libraries and book stores that offer incentives for student reading success. It is just as important to Read to Succeed during this school year. In my own children's school they are required to log many reading minutes daily as a key part of their homework. So, what types of external motivators or reading incentives might be offered during the school year? If your student is already doing lots of great reading here are some fun ideas for recognizing their efforts. If they are not reading the hopefully this is some motivation to get started!
The Pizza Hut Book It program has been rewarding children for reading minutes for many years. They have a new minute tracking app available for this school year.
Reading Rewards Blog has some clever, penny free, suggestions for motivating readers to spend time in a book.
Log a mile a minute (or hour, if you wish) for all of your students' at home reading. Set a time limit on this record keeping and at the end of your time add up all the miles and plan a road trip together to a place that many miles away!