- Read: a book that appeals to you from the extensive collection of readers from Oxford University Press.
- Think: about what has changed after you have read the book?
- Design: your project to reflect "the change".
HOW DO I ENTER?
Dear Teachers,For the 7th year in a row, teachers all over Turkey will be using Oxford Big Read to motivate students of all ages to improve their reading skills in English.
Please join us in celebrating a love of reading, creativity, and imagination in this year’s Oxford Big Read Competition.
Step 1: Select & Order
Select your books among hundreds of Oxford Graded Readers that are included in the competition.
The catalogue will be available for download here soon
Order your books from the authorized Oxford University Press distributors.Find Your OUP Distributor
Step 2: Read & Design
Students read the books and design great projects according to their grade category. Don't forget that each grade category prepares a different project.Check Out Previous Winning Projects
Also, in this step you need to select the five best projects from your class. Click on the link below for your guide to ...
Step 3: Register & Generate Codes
Register online with the Teacher's Code you received from your distributor.
Create Student Codes and be sure to write this code on your students' Project Forms. The system will generate 5 codes for each class you are entering with.
Step 4: Submit & Send
Enter your students into our online system. Write the student names and their class in the righthand row. Don't forget in each class you will be entering only the five best projects.
You can give the project forms you have entered to an Oxford University Press representative or send them directly to our central office in Istanbul.
Categories and Projects
Grades 7 and 8:
Pretend that your book is being made into a movie. Create a movie poster for your book. Who will play the characters in the book? Write the names of the actors and the director on the poster along with the title of the book, a catchy slogan, illustrations, and movie critics' reviews. Look at real movie posters on the Internet to get ideas.
Grades 10, 11 and 12:
Where does the story in your book take place? How would newspapers look in this place? Create a newspaper from this place and include articles based on events that occur in the novel, the weather of the town where the story is set, games (word search, crossword puzzle), or anything else you feel is important.