Summer Reading (Incoming Grades 3 - 8)

  • Incoming 3rd Grade

    The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

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    Assignment: Write a summary for each chapter. Each summary should include the setting, characters, main idea, and a prediction of what will happen next.

    Incoming 4th Grade

    Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

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    Assignment: Read the book over the summer and bring the book on the first day of school. Students will work on a project at the beginning of the school year. 

    Incoming 5th Grade

    Book One: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

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    Assignment: After reading the book, write a short summary about your favorite character, including why they are your favorite.

    Book Two: Read any book of your choosing and bring your copy to school on the first day.

    Book Three: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea - We will begin a novel study the first week of school. Please have a copy on the first day of school.

    Incoming 6th Grade

    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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    Assignment: Summarize every chapter in 4 - 5 bullet points.

    Incoming 7th Grade

    Book One: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

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    Assignment: From the list of chapter questions, select two per chapter and answer in complete sentences.

    Book Two: Student's choice - must be fiction. Students may earn extra credit for reading more. See the assignment sheet for information.

    Incoming 8th Grade

    The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

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    Assignment: Create your own title for each chapter and write a 3 - 4 sentence summary of the chapter.