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