Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming 6th graders
All sixth-grade students will be required to independently choose and then read books at home, during a study hall, and/or during class as part of their sixth-grade Readers Workshop (RW) goal. Below is part of the grading rubric that students will learn more about when they meet their literature teacher in September.
Final Grade 65-69: 4 books read between July 2018 and June 2019
Final Grade 70-79: 8 books read between July 2018 and June 2019
Final Grade 80-89: 12 books read between July 2018 and June 2019
Final Grade 90-100: 16+ books read between July 2018 and June 2019
To get your child moving in the right direction and to help them develop a habit of reading on a daily basis, your child should read during the summer. It will be helpful for students to keep a list of the books that they read, because in order for the summer book(s) to count toward their RW goal, they will need to complete an assignment about the book, once the school year begins. The requirements of this assignment will be shared with the students in September.
RW books should be books that your child has not read while in elementary school. Students may choose any genre that interests them: fiction, non-fiction, mystery, etc. . . The public library is a wonderful resource to help you find books and authors at your child’s independent reading level.