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GATE Novel Knowledge


Novel Knowledge is a Reading Enrichment Program that is celebrating its 9th year in 2014. Students in grades 4-6 across VUSD's ten elementary schools are challenged to 'Read for Meaning'  8 pre-selected titles. The students collaborate and complete a series of questions from each title over several days in teams of four. The # 1 team from each site is invited to the District Championship each year in early May. 

2013/14  Novel Knowledge Titles / Authors

Glory Be: Augusta Scattergood ;  Martin Luther King, Jr.: Great Civil Rights Leader: Jennifer Fandel; The Indian in the Cupboard:Lynne Reid Banks; The Twenty-One Balloons: William Pene du Bois;  The Wish Giver: William Brittain;  There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom:Louis Sachar; Where the Red Fern Grows: Wilson Rawls;  Wonder; RJ Palacio

Readers are Leaders!



Judges ponder as the crowd intently watches at 2014 District Novel Knowledge  championship. 


Mr.Moehrke celebrates NK #9 !