This is a great idea for the upper elementary grades because it sparks interest in students when choosing new books to read. It helps the students to judge a new book based on a description or the first sentence instead of a cover illustration.
The Tower of Books Challenge makes a fun and engaging summer reading plan! Encourages a wide range of reading and incorporates motivating tracking methods, in both (shown) and options. Lots of reading lists included, as well as an editable component.
(If I had a library in my classroom I would do this!) CLASSROOM READING INCENTIVE~ Hide these Golden Tickets in library books or classroom books that never get read or checked out. Then reward the student that is lucky enough to discover it!
Teach Your Child to Read - Fortune Teller Library Display: what should I read next? (with free printables!) (Fun idea for summer reading!) - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.