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5th-8th Grade ELA: Summer Assignment and Reading Lists

Posted on July 15, 2019


Choose 2 books from the lists below. Along with reading them, you must complete 2 book reports. Pick 1 question from these four to write the reports.

  1. What feelings did this book evoke for you?
  2. What do you think the author’s purpose was in writing this book? What ideas was he or she trying to get across?
  3. Themes run in the books we read. They can include: good vs evil, love, power, corruption, survival, courage, etc. Choose 1 theme that runs throughout the novel. Explain what the theme is and how the author develops it.
  4. Explain a conflict that the character faces. What is the conflict? How does the character try to solve this conflict?

The reports must be:

  • Typed – Times New Roman, Font Size 14, Double Spaced
  • You must have a cover page with title of book and illustration.
  • Your name, grade, and date goes on the lower right hand corner.
  • You must answer the question fully and use 4 pieces of evidence, with page numbers, to support your claim.
  • Your report should have – Introduction, 2 Body Paragraphs, Conclusion
  • The length is 1 ½ – 2 pages.
  • Please check for grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.

**Remember read 2 books.**
**Complete 2 reports.**
**Due the first day of school.**

5th Grade Summer Reading List (Rising 6th)

  1. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  2. The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
  3. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  4. Eleven by Sandra Cisneros
  5. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  6. Dragonwings by Laurence Yep
  7. Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  8. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
  9. Holes by Louis Sachar
  10. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

6th Grade Summer Reading List (Rising 7th)

  1. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  2. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  3. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  4. The Dragon Prophecy by Geronimo Stilton
  5. White Fang by Jack London
  6. The Time Machine by H.G.Wells
  7. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  8. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  9. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  10. Wonder by RJ Palacio

7th Grade Summer Reading List (Rising 8th)

  1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  2. Wonder by RJ Palacio
  3. Lyddie by Katherine Paterson
  4. Crash by Jerry Spinelli
  5. My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier
  6. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  7. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  8. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  9. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  10. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Supply Lists: 5th Grade Religion, 5th-8th ELA

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5th Grade Religion Supply List 2019/2020

  • 1 notebook
  • 1 pack of looseleaf
  • black/blue ink pens
  • pencils
  • post-its  
  • highlighter
  • 1 folder
  • colored pencils
  • 1 pack of construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • 1 mini notebook to write homework
  • basket large enough to put books and supplies (labeled with your name)
  • 1 pack of computer paper

Grades 5-8 English Language Arts Supply List 2019/20201

  • notebook
  • 1 folder
  • 1 mini notebook to write homework
  • 1 pack of looseleaf
  • black/blue ink pens
  • pencils
  • post-its  
  • ruler   
  • highlighter  
  • colored pencils
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