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All about adolescent literacy. Resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12.
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Just for Fun

(and maybe glory!)

It feels great to reach a personal goal, and it's also nice when someone else recognizes your accomplishment. Motivation is key to achievement of any kind. Here are some contests and activities that could be motivating, fun and potentially lucrative!

Writing Contests Speak Your Mind and Get Free Books Other Word Play Fun With Technology Daily Fun Quiz Reading Celebrations

Daily Fun Quiz
AdLit.org Daily Quiz"; $dbh = @mysql_connect($quiz_db_host, $quiz_db_user, $quiz_db_password) or Exit_Error("Cannot Connect To Database"); @mysql_select_db($quiz_db_name) or Exit_Error("Cannot Use Database"); $query = "select id from quizes where start=CURDATE() and end>=CURDATE() limit 1"; $dbc = @mysql_query($query); if ($row = @mysql_fetch_array($dbc)){ $quiz_id = $row[0]; } else { print "

No quiz today. Check back tomorrow for a new quiz question.

"; } $dbc = @mysql_query("select id, name, question, answer1, answer2, answer3, answer4,answer5 from quizes where id='$quiz_id'"); if ($row = @mysql_fetch_array($dbc)){ $myid = $row[0]; $myname = $row[1]; $myquestion = $row[2]; $myanswer1 = $row[3]; $myanswer2 = $row[4]; $myanswer3 = $row[5]; $myanswer4 = $row[6]; $myanswer5 = $row[7]; } else { $myout = "There was a problem in your entry, please try again!"; return $myout; } if (isset($_COOKIE['quizblock'])){ print "

Thanks for taking today's quiz. Check back tomorrow for a new quiz question.

Every day you get an answer right, you'll be entered into our monthly drawing for a $20 gift certificate to Amazon.com!

"; } else { print "
\n" . "

" . $myquestion . "

\n\n" ."\n" ."

".$myanswer1."

\n" ."

".$myanswer2."

\n" ."

".$myanswer3."

\n"; if ($myanswer4 != "") { print "

".$myanswer4."

\n"; } if ($myanswer5 != "") { print "

".$myanswer5."

\n"; } print "
\n" ."\n" ."
\n

Every day you get an answer right, you'll be entered into our monthly drawing for a $20 gift certificate to Amazon.com!

"; } ?>