ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME
SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS
FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 6 

Summer Writing Activities

Principal's passport

Students entering grade six are required to read 2 books .

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

The Color of my Words by Lynn Joseph

Upon returning to school in the Fall students will be given an assessment on one of these two titles.  We will 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.

The Misfits by James Howe

Everywhere by Bruce Brooks

What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman

Dateline:Troy by Paul Fleischman

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Dear Mom, You're Ruining my Life by Jean Van Leeuwen

Lyddie by Katherine Paterson

The Foxman by Gary Paulsen

Tom's Midnight Garden by Phillipa Pearce

Precious Gold, Precious Jade by Sharon Heisel

The Cat Who went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy Hoobler

Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

Carrie's War by Nina Bawden


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.