• photo of a book titled "One Million"

    During the 2018-2019 school year, Longfellow Elementary 4th and 5th grade students read 29,112,559 Words in the Million Words Challenge! It was an amazing year, with many students discovering new genres, topics, and authors to read.

    Interested 4th and 5th graders this year have each received their own log sheets to track their progress as they read towards a million!

    Students will read any book they choose, log the book, find and record the word count of the book, and answer a few short questions to demonstrate understanding of what they read.

    EVERY WORD COUNTS!!

    Prizes are awarded for goal levels over 100,000 words (at 100,000, 250,000, 500,000, 750,000 and 1 millions words read, students will receive prizes.

    Students who reach the 1 million mark will be treated to a formal luncheon at the end of the school year!

    Word counts for most books can be found by visiting AR Book Finder here. 

     

    HERE IS THE LONGFELLOW LEADER BOARD SO FAR:

    OUR FIRST 4 MILLIONAIRES:

    **HARLAN W.**

    **CHEYENNE M.**

    **EMMA M.**

    **GRACIE B.**

    Cara G.  771,726 words

    Sidney G.  712,164 words

    Madeline M. 562,565 words

    Skylar W.  527,720 words

    Dominick K.  495,127 words

    Alison M.  466,075 words

    Mariah K.  418,357 words

    Tyson M.  396,166 words

    Marli N.  358,191 words

    Colton M.  356,496 words

    Zy'Aria B.  317,082 words

    Hayden H.  315,337 words

    Gavin W.  300,890 words