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 confer during the 2012-13 District Novel Knowledge championship.
Students are encouraged to come dressed up to the championship match.