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GATE Novel Knowledge


Novel Knowledge is a Reading Enrichment Program that challenges students in grades 4-6 across VUSD's ten elementary schools to read and reread  eight  pre-selected titles.  Students collaborate and complete a series of written questions from each title over several days at their school sites  in teams of four.  The #1 team from each site is invited to the District Championship each year in early May. 

 The' TOP 8'  has been confirmed! It is season to build a team and begin reading.

The Chocolate Touch: Patrick Skene Catling

Half Magic: Edward Eager

A Long Way from Chicago: Richard Peck

The One and Only Ivan: Katherine Applegate

Poppy: Avi

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Blume

Women who Broke the Rules: Sonia Sotomayor: Kathleen Krull

A Wrinkle in Time: Madeline L'Engle

GO Bananas Large : Alamo Elementary NK District Champs for the second time!