Happy Summer!

SUMMER 2017 READING FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 6-8

Students are to select TWO books to read over the summer. One book will be used for the first project we complete in Language Arts for the 2017-2018 school year. The second may count towards A.R. points in the fall (the AR test can be taken when we return to school and will count towards the Trimester 1 AR Goal).

Choose two books:

  1. Historical biography or other nonfiction book
  2. A Fiction Novel

Bonus: For your Fiction Novel, choose a Historical Fiction story. Both you choose- the nonfiction and historical fiction- could deal with the same topic.

To find a historical fiction novel that qualifies as an AR book, please visit the following website:

www.arbookfind.com

Using the advanced search, select Historical Fiction under the genre menu in Additional Criteria.

For help finding a good non-fiction or biography, try this site:

https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/middle-school-nonfiction

Also, the King County Library System’s website (klcs.org) is a great resource for finding great summer reads.

Finally, the back of this sheet has some good ideas as well.

Please try to find an AR book is level 4 or higher. Have a great summer, and enjoy reading!