1. Student reads a book from the
Accelerated Reader List.
2. Student takes a quiz on the computer.
3. Students reach a reading goal set by
Teachers have set goals of
either passing a certain number of Accelerated Reader Tests or obtaining a
certain number of points. Points are based on the length and difficulty
of the book, as well as the number of questions answered correctly.
We have monthly contests between classes and award the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
place classes. We also award individual accomplishments. The top 10 students
with the most points for the month and for the year receive small incentive
prizes like bookmarks, erasers, candy, or sometimes 5-10 small individual
Paws that they can spend at the Paws Auction on Friday mornings.
No points are awarded if
less than 60 percent of the test questions are answered. Tests can be taken
only one time. Progress is tracked by the computer individually for
For your convenience, it
would be a good idea to stay in good standings with the Lincoln Library with
no overdue books or outstanding fines, however, books from other libraries
may be read for this program as long as the exact book is on our Accelerated
The red dots that identify
the books as Accelerated Reader Books sometimes accidentally get stuck to a
book that is not an Accelerated Reader Book. This is the reason that it
is the student's responsibility to check the Accelerated Reader list to make
sure the book is actually on our Accelerated Reader Book List. Students
should also check to make sure the book they choose is by the same author as
the one on our Accelerated Reader List.
Click here to see if
a book has an AR quiz
AR Book Finder