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.