SUMMER READING

Imagine. Explore. Read.

 

Entering Grade 5

 Students are required to read ONE of the following:

  • novel

  • non-fiction

  • graphic novel

 

In September, all 5th  grade students will be expected to complete a project.

Entering Grade 6

 Students are required to read ONE NOVEL.

Please be sure to choose FICTION.

 

In September, all 6th  grade students will be expected to complete a project.

Entering Grade 7

Please see the  assignment directions and required reading list.

Entering Grade 8

Please see the  assignment directions and required reading list.

 

Dear Parents,  

 

"Summer slide" is not the name of the latest addition to the Verona Pool; "summer slide" is the term used to describe the loss of achievement gains made by students in the previous school year. Research has shown that reading is one way to prevent "summer slide."   Entering grades 5 and 6 students have "free choice" in their summer reading selections. Please check the requirements below to assure that your child is reading the correct number and type of books. As students enter grades 7 and 8, they must choose a pair of texts from an assigned list.  I hope that you and your child have a positive  reading experience and an enjoyable summer!

Sincerely,

 

Jennifer Kleinknecht

HBW Media Specialist 

P.S. If your child needs a little extra motivation, or if you want to try something fun, check out these summer reading rewards programs by clicking here.

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