ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME
SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS
FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 8 and Grade 8 REACH 

Students entering grade eight are required to read 2 books

Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle

Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins 

Upon returning to school in the Fall  all Grade 8 students will be given an assessment  of the Summer Reading selections.

Students who are in the grade 8 REACH class are required to read the following three titles

My Antonia by Willa Cather

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzGerald

100 Best-Loved Poems, Edited by Philip Smith (978-0486285535)

Upon returning to school in the Fall students will be given an assessment of the Summer Reading selections.  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.  

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.