Summer Reading (Incoming Grades 1 - 8)
Incoming 1st and 2nd Grades
Students are required to read a minimum of ten books over the summer to meet the challenge for ten books for ten decades! Use the reading log to record the titles of the books you read. Let’s keep READING all summer long!
Assignment: Return this reading log on the first day of school for a great prize.
Incoming 3rd Grade
The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
Assignment: Write a 3-4 sentence summary for each chapter. Then, write a prediction for what will happen next.
Incoming 4th Grade
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Assignment: Read Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume and bring the book with you when you return to school in August. Be prepared to participate in comprehension/vocabulary activities/discussions and quizzes when you return.
Incoming 5th Grade
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Assignment: Read the book over the summer. Also, purchase a copy of Because of Mr. Terupt and bring to school on the first day.
Incoming 6th Grade
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chroniciles of Narnia Book 2) by C.S. Lewis
Assignment: As you read, create a timeline that includes the important events and characters involved. You must list at least 10 events; the events should be listed as bullet points in sequential order.
Incoming 7th Grade
Life Boat by Susan Hood
Assignment: As you read, create a timeline of the events in the story including the names of important characters. You must include at least 12 events. Plus, make a book cover for this book. Fold an 8.5”x11” piece of plain white paper in half and create a front and back cover for the book. The front cover should be a drawing in color with title and author; the back cover should encourage others to read the book.
Incoming 8th Grade
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Assignment: As you read, create a timeline including the important events and characters. You must include at least 15 events. Plus, make a book cover for this book. Fold an 8.5”x11” piece of plain white paper in half and create a front and back cover for the book. Be creative and colorful!