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Elementary Academic Day

(Region Event Only)

4 Events-1 Day: Quiz Bowl, Spelling Bee, Math Bee, Science Fair

ES Academic Day Manual
PPT: ES Academic Day Mini-Clinic

Morning: 9-12ish

Quiz Bowl (Team event for students in grades 3-5)

  • Round Robin (each team plays each team in the region minimum 3 rounds)
  • Rounds are 12 questions with 2 bonus questions
  • Allow 30 minutes per round
  • Awards are given after the last round of Quiz Bowl

Science Fair

  • Set up and start interviews(some students may be involved in other events so interviews will be adjusted as needed)
  • Awards are given at the end of the day


Spelling Bee (1st & 2nd)

  • 1st grade will start followed by 2nd grade
  • Awards are given after each Bee

Lunch Break (time will be determined by the Host School)

Afternoon: 12ish-3 (Note: Math Bee & Spelling Bee will run concurrently in the afternoon)

Elementary Math Bee:

  • Individual and team event for grades 3-5
  • A school may send 4 students from each grade 3rd, 4th, & 5th
  • Students will take 2 grade-appropriate tests, each allowing 30 minutes per test with a short break between each test. 
  • Round 1 will be individual tests and Round 2 will be a team test.
  • Medals are given to the highest scorer per grade and a trophy will be given to the highest-scoring team from the total of rounds 1 & 2. 


Elementary Spelling Bee:

  • Individual event for grades 1-5 (Grades 1 & 2 go in the morning)
  • A school may send 2 students from each grade 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th
  • A spelling bee using grade-appropriate words and the rules listed in this manual under Spelling Bee.
  • Oral Bee for grades 1-3; Written for grades 4 & 5

Note: GAPPS will use the practice list for the first 2 rounds of the oral bees, then reserves the right to go off-list (will start off list words at the beginning of a round). Some of the words from the practice list will be on the written bees, 

  • Medals are awarded to the top two placing students in each grade after each grade
    competes

You may also go to the individual event pages for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz Bowl Resources:

 
Math Resources:
 

2021-22 Spelling Bee Practice Lists: 

5th Grade

4th Grade

3rd Grade

2nd Grade

1st Grade