This time of year is tough for some teachers and students. We are just about half way between winter break and spring break. The weather has become bitter cold. Mid-year assessments are due. It can all become overbearing and mundane. I’ve even heard this time of year called the “February Funk.” It sounds like this is the perfect time of year to reignite a love of reading into our classrooms. That is where March Book Madness comes in.
March Book Madness
March Book Madness is a bracket-style tournament where books compete against each other just like the NCAA March Madness tournament. Students read two books and vote for their favorite. Whichever book gets the most points wins, and the book moves into the next round. (more…)