Silent Auction

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Silent Auction
Grades 4-8
Contact Local Businesses
Ask them to donate products or gift certificates
Enlist parents or volunteers to help gather prizes
Plan Special Event
Pair with a larger schoolwide literacy event, open house, or family night.
Let The Bidding Begin!
Students "bid" to win items by pledging the number of hours they will read in a given amount of time
Example: 10 hours/month or 100 hours/school year
Why It Works
Encourages students to read outside of school
New twist on schoolwide reading pledge
Adds excitement and reward to reading