PACK•444

Old Hickory Council - Hanging Rock District

Pack 444: Training - Cub Scout Academics Program

Reading and Writing

 

 

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Visit a library and get your own library card. Check out and return a book.
  2. Write a letter or a short story. Read it to your den or family.
  3. Keep a diary of your activities for one week. Read it to your den or family.

Reading and Writing Workbook for Belt Loop and Academics Pin

 

Academics Pin

 

Earn the Reading and Writing belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Locate and identify the following parts of a book: title, author, spine, cover, table of contents, and index.
  2. Read a book to a child or group of children.
  3. Participate in a school or community organized reading program.
  4. Explain the differences in a biography, autobiography, fiction, and nonfiction books to your parent or den leader.
  5. Create a bookmark that you can use, or design a book cover.
  6. Read an article from a newspaper or magazine. This can be done on the computer. Report about what you read to an adult.
  7. Write a poem and read it to a family member.
  8. Write a short report about something of interest to you. Read your report to your den or family.
  9. Read several jokes and riddles. Create two of your own and share them with your den or family.
  10. Write a commercial, song, or jingle for some product. Perform it for your den or family.
  11. Create your own alphabet, writing system, or code and explain it to your den or pack.
  12. Learn about another writing system such as petroglyphs or Egyptian hieroglyphs. Do your best to draw some of these symbols. Report what you learned to your den or family.

Reading and Writing Workbook for Belt Loop and Academics Pin

CUB SCOUT PROMISE

"I .....(name).... promise to do my best

To do my duty to God and my country,

To help other people, and

To obey the Law of the Pack."

LAW OF THE PACK

"The Cub Scout follows Akela.

The Cub Scout helps the pack go.

The pack helps the Cub Scout Grow.

The Cub Scout gives goodwill."

CUB SCOUT MOTTO

"Do Your Best"

CUB Scout Ranks