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Summer 2023 Reading


Each student in grades K-5 will be required to read a grade level standard-based book this summer to ensure our scholars maintain their connection with reading.  Each student will be provided a hard copy of the book so that they can do their marginal notations and other related reader strategies can be used.
K-2 Summer Reading Assignment
Kindergarten: Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
First Grade: I Am Enough by Grace Byers
Second Grade: Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke
After reading the book listed above, complete one of the following activities:
  • Create a comic strip to summarize the book you have read.
  • Create a picture timeline of all the events in the book, labeling each of the events to provide facts, definitions, or important points taking place.
  • Create a poster about the book using one or two of the following media: finger- paint, watercolors, crayons, chalk, real materials. Write one to three sentences to explain your visual representation.
Grades 3-5 Summer Reading Assignment
Third Grade: Stuart Little by E.B. White
Fourth Grade: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Fifth Grade: The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
After reading the assigned book above, complete one of the following activities:
  • Create a brochure advertising the book. The brochure must include: 
    • Cover Include the following: 
      • The title of the book
      • Author of the book
      • A picture of the cover
      • Your name 
    • Inside the brochure: 
      • Characters: Include the names and a short description of each of the characters.
      • Timeline of events: Create a timeline that explains the main events that occurred in the text. 
      • Facts: Include facts about the sinking of the Titanic found in the book. 
      • Pictures
  • Create a timeline using drawings, magazine cutouts, pictures, and labels to show the main events, and how these events contribute to the meaning of the text.
  • Create a PowerPoint “pitch” to a producer explaining why the story or the concept would or would not make a great movie.