"Setting a monthly goal for reading." Maybe track points vs. books this way? Use something similar with kids below fluency benchmark. This is the goal- This is what my teacher has planned- This is what else I plan to do.
Instead of giving students actual blue ribbons, they can earn points and become a member of the "__-point Club." Each clothespin will represent a student. Those students who are in the highest-point club at the end of the year can earn some kind of reward, (bagel breakfast? ice cream passes?).