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