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6th Grade Reading and Supply Lists

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2015/16 Supply List

2015 - 2016 Sixth Grade Summer Reading Lists

All students entering the sixth grade are assigned summer reading.  There are two books to read.  The first book is required and the second is one that the students can choose from a given list.  The details of the two summer assignments are attached.

Students can certainly read any of these books on an electronic device.  Books can also be borrowed from the public library, if available.  A copy of both books will be needed during the first two weeks of school  If your child will be reading these on an electronic device, please just drop me an email so that come August/September I will know to expect that device to come to school while we are working on the project.

I do hope that the selections below will pique the interest of all students.  Happy reading!
Mrs. Lee

Required Book: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

  • This book is required and students should complete the attached worksheet project about the book once we return to school in August.  While it is not necessary, it may be helpful to keep notes while reading.  Jot down information about the main characters, setting, problem in the story, etc. 6th Maniac Magee Comp Questions

Student Book Choice:  Historical Fiction

  • Students should choose and read one book from the list below.  After reading the book, please complete the Historical Book Report Form.  We will also do some work with the book when we return to school in August.  Please select a book you have not previously read.

6th grade Book Report Form

           
Choose and read any one of the following books you have not yet read:

    • The Shakespeare Stealer, Gary Blackwood
    • Kaleidoscope Eyes, Jen Bryant
    • Al Capone Does My Shirts, Gennifer Choldenko
    • The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Christopher Paul Curtis
    • Born to Fly, Michael Ferrari
    • The Brooklyn Nine; A Novel in Nine Innings, Alan Gratz
    • Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse
    • The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, Jacqueline Kelly
    • Newsgirl, Liza Ketchum
    • Worth, A. LaFaye
    • Number the Stars, Lois Lawry
    • When My Name Was Keoko, Linda Sue Park
    • A Season of Gifts, Richard Peck
    • The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
    • The Desperado Who Stole Baseball, John H. Ritter
    • Wonderstruck, Brian Selznick
    • When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
    • Dragonwings, Laurence Yep

 

 

          

 

 

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