Reading Program


KU Reading



Book It

The St. Mary’s reading program requires each fourth grade student to read 75 minutes each week. Students are encouraged to read and record all works of literature – textbook assignments, newspapers, magazines, and library books. I would recommend that your child read chapter books since this will promote the improvement of his/her reading ability and comprehension skills. It is also very important that your child read books that are at the appropriate reading level and to read aloud – at least part of the time. This reading program works in conjunction with the Pizza Hut Book-It and KU Reading programs.

To receive a Pizza Hut Book-It slip, the student must meet the required minutes each week and complete a Book-It project during the month. This program runs from October through March. Books read for this program can also be listed on the KU Reading Log. The required genres for the KU Reading Program and Book-It projects are tentatively as follows:

October/November: Folk and Fairy Tales 
(Report and Project due before Thanksgiving)

(Report and Project due before Christmas)

February: History
(Report and Project due February 28)

** No Book-It projects will be assigned during the months of 
January and March due to other projects/presentations.**