Summer Reading (Incoming Grades 3 - 8)
Incoming 3rd Grade
The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
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
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
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
Assignment: Summarize every chapter in 4 - 5 bullet points.
Incoming 7th Grade
Book One: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
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
Assignment: Create your own title for each chapter and write a 3 - 4 sentence summary of the chapter.