HOW TO Reach For the Stars!!

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You will get new books from this equal to how much money you bring in.

You will get people to sponsor you to read for the next 3 weeks.

WHO TO ASK!

Maybe your parents would like to sponsor you! Maybe your grandma, maybe your aunts, maybe your neighbor.

Examples of goals for different grade:

K-3, 15 minutes for 5 days a week,

4-5, 20 minutes for 5 days a week,

6-8, 30 minutes for 5 days a week

9+, 60 minutes for 5 days a week

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Each time you read, you’ll color in a star on your star sheet (See below). When the 3 weeks are over and your reading is finished – put the money from your sponsors in the mail to reach Rachael by Monday, June 26th!

By the end of June, after everyone’s money is in, then you’ll get to pick out which books you want, we’ll order them and 2 weeks later they’ll be delivered! If you are in town, we will celebrate at my house with a fun picnic lunch and anyone who reached $100 in sponsors or more will get their BONUS KID KIT!

Recap on the pledges and awards:

If you bring in $10 then you’ll pick out $10 in books

If you bring in $38 then you’ll pick out $38 in books

If you bring in $125 then you’ll pick out $125 in books

If you get 10 sponsors for $10 each then you’ll get $100 in books AND this awesome BONUS KID KIT!

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GET STARTED! You will need the following from Rachael Harris (find her at rachael@rachaelsubam.com, 615-979-1615, or on Facebook.com/RachaelsUBAM):

1 – a letter for your parents or guardians that explains it to them

2 – reading log with stars to color in for each segment you read

3 – envelope to print and fold (or paste to another envelope you have) to collect your pledges in!

4 – your sponsor form!

Use this tonight! Ask your parents to pledge $ for you to read. Ask your grandparents to pledge $ for you to read. Ask your neighbor to pledge $ for you to read. You don’t have to remember all these details. All you need to do is tell everyone how excited you are about this and how much you want to do this and read!

EXAMPLE SCRIPT:

“Grandma I’m doing the coolest reading thing this summer and I’m going to get new books from it and Foster kids in the area will get FREE BOOKS too!

I get pledges to read for 3 weeks. I take the money to my Usborne rep and pick out the books I want! If I get $10 to read, then I get $10 of books! If I get $50 to read, then I get $50 in books! AND if I get 10 people to sponsor me $10 each, then I get a BONUS KID KIT to use in my down time this summer!!

Would you like to sponsor me for reading?”

Recap on DEADLINES:

Start reading: NOW!

Money DUE to Rachael (suggested to have it mailed by Friday, June 23rd!): Monday, June 26th

Shopping list due to Rachael: Wednesday, June 28th

Books and awards due to you: Friday, July 14th

We will have a low key and FUN celebration picnic that Friday morning/afternoon!

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