Voting for the KOALA Awards
Ideas for encouraging students to read the shortlisted books
Story Hooks and Sizzling Starts - In pairs, students identify the strategies the authors have used. Rank the first lines in order of most enticed to read. Share and explain personal choices. Students try to match first lines with books. Share each matching book .
Visit Shortlisted Author and Illustrator websites
Create displays for the shortlisted books
Attach KOALA Shortlisted Book Sticker to book covers for easy identification (free with membership)
Cross reference with Premier's Reading Challenge books
Have students give Book Talks or create iMovie Book Trailers for the books they have read
REAL Awards poster mailed to members
Voting closes at the end of Term 3. Please email your Results Spreadsheet to KOALA by Saturday, 28th September.