Summer Reading for Students Entering Grade 6
ALL GRADE READ for students entering grade 6: First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson (text excerpt (Scholastic)) by Derek T. Dingle.
This short selection is expected reading for all students. The necessary text is included in this Summer Reading Packet along with guidelines for the connected writing activity.
CHOICE Book Reading for students entering grade 6: All students are expected to select one book from the list below, or any title of their own choice. Guidelines for the connected writing activity are included in Summer Reading Packets. Students are strongly encouraged to complete more than one choice book during the summer.
Suggested CHOICE book reading for students entering grade 6:
Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin (Also available: eAudiobook)
Two Miserable Presidents by Steve Sheinkin
Girls Who Rocked the World by Michelle Roehm McCann
Boys Who Rocked the World by Michelle Roehm McCann
The Elephant Scientist by Caitlin O’Connell