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Important Note

The book lists and documents posted on this guide are from the 2012-2013 Clash of the Titles competition. Check back for updated materials.

Posted August 5, 2013

 

Bradley Middle School- 2012-2013 Clash of the Titles Champs!

 

Overview

Clash of the Titles is a reading enrichment program for middle school students in a quiz-show format.

 

Purpose

  • to encourage recreational reading
  • exposure to variety of fictional authors
  • increase familiarity with different authors
  • introduce the Texas Library Association Lone Star List
  • share books through written and oral expression

 

District Champions

2013     Bradley Middle School

2012     Bradley Middle School

2011     Eisenhower Middle School

2010     Bradley Middle School

 

     

    Clash of the Titles Timeline

                    Clash of the Titles Timeline

    Month

    Activity

    August

    • Discuss participation with all middle school librarians
    • Assign two Lone Star titles to each librarian. Librarian responsible for 9 quotation questions and 6 short-answer questions with only one specific answer
    • Order Lone Star titles

    September

    • Set date on master calendar
    • Librarians begin writing questions

    October

    November

    • Assign a coordinator for campus ribbons, t-shirts, and Public Relations (press releases, invitations), and signage

    December

    • Publicize Clash of the Titles
    • Have titles available for check out (before Christmas break)

    January

    • Encourage reading of the Clash books

     

    February

    • Encourage reading of the Clash books
    • Order ribbons/trophies
    • Count of teams
    • Deadline for questions to be entered into PowerPoint

    March

    • Encourage reading of the Clash books
    • Set up practice time for teams (campus Clash)
    • Ask for judges for school battle

     

    April

    • Encourage reading of the Clash books
    • Be sure you have trophies/ribbons/gift bags
    • April librarian meeting to stuff gift bags
    • Hold Campus Clash
    • Set up practice times for teams (district Clash)
    • Send permission slips home

     

    May

    • Train officials
    • Make Clash invitations and send home
    • Make copies of District Clash questions and judging materials
    • Make team signs for tables
    • Make team posters for tables
    • Organize supplies (refer to list) to take to Blossom
    • Publicize district Clash (website)

     

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