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Student Incentives & Awards

Students earn stars for practice, completion, or success with online activities. Incentives, including the Raz Rocket and Robot Builder, motivate students to earn more stars by providing engaging features that students must purchase to personalize their environment or robot.

Star System

Students earn stars across all of Learning A-Z's student-focused resources. See how stars add up for practice, completion, or success.

Activities Stars Earned
Reading Solution and Raz-Kids
Practice Recording 10
Listen Book 10
Read Book 50
Quiz Passed 100
Perfect Quiz 150
Assessment Complete Running Record or others 300
Assignment Complete Self-Paced Level or Custom 500

Read Book 50
Fluency Building 50
Episode Complete 100
Assessment Complete 300
Assignment Complete 500

  • Student Ranking

    As students earn stars, they move up in rank. Ranks appear for each individual student when he or she logs in.
    Ranking Chart
    Rank Stars
    Ensign 0 - 499
    Lieutenant JG 500 - 1,499
    Lieutenant 1,500 - 2,999
    Lt. Commander 3,000 - 4,999
    Commander 5,000 - 9,999
    Captain 10,000 - 14,999
    Admiral 15,000 - 29,999
    Fleet Admiral 30,000 +

Raz Rocket

Students create a room inside their Raz Rocket with aliens, furniture, equipment, plants, robots, and other items they might want in their space-themed environment.

  • Teachers enable the Raz Rocket from the Roster for the whole class; or individual student pages.
  • Students use earned stars to buy items from the catalog to personalize their Raz Rocket.

Robot Builder

Students can create a custom robot avatar that helps to personalize their online experience.

  • Just like the Raz Rocket, teachers enable the Robot Builder from the Roster or individual student pages.
  • Students use earned stars to buy robot parts and accessories to personalize their robot avatar.
Teacher Tips
You can turn on/off student access to the Raz Rocket or Robot Builder by customizing the student Incentives settings in your Roster or on individual student pages.

Raz-Kids Printable Awards

The Raz-Kids WOWzers collection provides teachers with a variety of downloadable cards and certificates that can be used anytime to encourage and reward successful readers. The WOWzers are a great way to recognize students when they advance from one guided reading level to the next.

Reading Star Color Black & White
Bookworm Color Black & White
Teachergram Color Black & White
Amazing! Color Black & White
Way to Go! Color Black & White
Moving Up Color Black & White
Round of Applause Color Black & White
Award of Achievement Color Black & White
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Printable Awards for Teachers

Headsprout Certificates

Printable certificates can encourage students and help them celebrate their success.

Completion Certificate
Progress Certificate