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AR Certifications & Awards

Certification Levels
 
Ready Reader: Accumulate 5 points through any combination of "read to" and/or "read with".
 
Independent Reader: Read three books independently and score at least 80% on tests taken independently over books at least 1.2 or higher and accumulate 10 points. The 10 points may be earned by reading independently, "read to" and/or "read with".
 
Rising Reader: Read independently and score at least 80% on tests taken independently over at least three books of 1.6 or higher and accumulate 10 additional points since achieving the previous certification.
 
Super Reader: Read independently and score at least 80% on tests taken independently over at least three books of 2.0 or higher and worth 1 point or more since achieving previous certifications.
 
Advanced Reader: Read independently and score at least 80% on tests
taken independently over at least three books at 3.0 or higher and worth 2 or more points since achieving previous certifications.
 
Star Reader: Read independently and score at least 80% on tests
taken independently over at least three books at 4.0 or higher and worth 4 or more points since achieving previous certifications.
 
Classic Reader: Read independently and score at least 80% on tests
taken independently over at least three books at 6.0 or higher and worth 7 or more points since achieving previous certifications.
 
Principal’s Award: The Principal’s Award is an award students may earn by accumulating 100 points from a list of select literature and scoring 80% or above on the AR quiz. All certifications and awards must be earned as an independent reader. Students may accrue points over a one or two-year period while at Hook for the Principal’s Award. However, an individual may receive the award only one time each year. Each student who receives the Principal’s Award will have his/her name and school year added to an Award plaque. If a student earns the award in third grade and again in fourth grade, the second school year will be added to his/her name. The books on the Principal’s Award list are chosen from award winning literature and approved by the AR committee.
 
Discovery Award: The Discovery Award is an award students may earn by accumulating 50 points on nonfiction AR books and scoring 80% or above on the AR quiz. All certifications and awards must be earned as an independent reader. While at Hook students may accrue points over a one or two-year period for the Discovery Award. However, an individual may receive the award only one time each year. Nonfiction AR library books are labeled with a nonfiction sticker.