ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME
SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS
FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 5

Summer Writing Activities

Principal's passport

Students entering grade five are required to read 2 books .

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg 

Upon returning to school in the Fall students will be given an assessment on one of these two titles.  We will also  have a Return to School Reading Celebration as a culmination to our Summer Reading program.  The tentative date for this Celebration is : SEPTEMBER 9th, 2016. 

For those who desire to read more, the following list of suggested titles is provided. Please note these are optional titles, they are NOT in place of the 2 required titles

I lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosin

Prairie Songs by Pam Conrad

The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman

Kokopelli's Flute by Will Hobbs

The Night the Bells Rang by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky

Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle

Autumn Street Lois Lowry

The Ghost belonged to Me byRichard Peck

Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder

The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

EARN A REWARD FROM YOUR PRINCIPAL!! Check out our Summer Writing Activities and Principals Passport links above on this page!!!  Read more books and fillout a passport form for what you have read over the summer, and/or create your own writers journal of Summer Writing activities.