This is how you Hogwarts Reading Challlenge post should look. Having your post this way helps me keep track of points. To make things easy just copy and past this example. Remember to link your post back to the sign up page. This post should be the one you linked to Mr. Linky so that I can easily find it.
Hogwarts Reading Challenge 2012 Jan 1 to Dec 31
In the Hogwarts Reading Challenge you are a student of the school. You will be sorted into houses. Each book you read must fit in to the subject of one the classes. You do not have to read books that fit all the subjects. Each book equals one point (toward the house cup).
You must read at least 5 books (audio books counts) before you are enter in to the drawing. At the end of the Challenge one person will win a $15 Amazon Gift Card and one house will win the House Cup (purely a pride thing).
There are mini challenges that has it own prize
To be eligible to win prizes you must have a blog and sign up using Mr. Linky. Then start a Hogwarts Reading Challenge post and link it back to this post.
****You can be eligible for prize if you become a member of I Love Reading Challenges on Shelfari and keep the list of the books you read for this challenge under the Hogwarts Challenge post there. You can also become a fan of the I Love Reading Challenges Facebook fan page and keep you list there as well.
Reading one of the 7 Harry Potter books earns you 25 house points. You can only read this books once during the challenge. 15 points for any other Harry Potter related book such as Tales of Beedle the Bard or A Parent's Guide to Harry Potter, again these books and only be read once during the challenge.
Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin
Transfiguration - read any book that has trans or figure in its title, is about shape shifting, has a shape shifter in it, or is about anythiThing having to do with changing one thing into another
Defence Against the Dark Arts - read any book that has defence(defense), dark and/or art(s) in its title, read any book that is about self defense, war, history of war/marital arts, murder mysteries
Charms - read any book that has charm in its title, any book that deals with gives something or someone a new aspect (for example the nerdy guy become a handsome doctor)
Potions - read any book that has potion in its title, cookbooks count but you must cook at least one recipe out of the book
Astronomy - read any book that has astronomy in its title, books about planets, stars, etc, sci-fi
History of Magic - read any book that has history or magic in its title, books about magic, witches, etc
Herbology - read any book that has herb in its title, again cookbooks count and again you must cook at least one recipe out of the book
Arithmancy - read any book that has arithmancy in its title, any book with a number in its title, any book that deal with numbers or math
Ancient Runes - read any book that has ancient or runes in its title, books about historical places like the pyramids, Stonehenge, great wall of china, or any book about symbols
Divination - read any book that has divine in its title, any book about psychics or psychic abilities, tarot reading etc
Care of Magical Creatures - read any book that has magical or creatures in its title, about supernatural beings
Muggle Studies - nearly any book works here, what better way to understand Muggles than to read what they read
CLUBS & SPORTS
Dumbledore's Army (D.A.)
Music Appreciation and Great Intonation Club (M.A.G.I.C.)
Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare (S.P.E.W.)