8th Grade Summer Reading Challange

Required Reading for Students Entering 8th Grade 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Read 2 nonfiction books: one from Nonfiction List G and one from Nonfiction List HComplete the 8th Grade Nonfiction Navigator for both nonfiction books
  2. The Book of James from an Adult NIV Bible – There will be a James activity in Bible class
  3. Read Whirligig by Paul Fleischman – there will be an in-class assessment over Whirligig
  4. Choose and read either The Book Thief by Markus Zusak or, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Take an A.R. Test over the book you read

 

 

 

Ultimate 8th Grade Reading Challenge
With Awesome Incentives for Success

Complete your Required Reading Challenge as Listed Above, then impress us by Reading these 3 Additional Books Listed Below:

  1. Read 1 book from the 8th Grade Fiction List
  2. Read 1 book from Nonfiction List J
  3. Read 1 more book of your choice; with an Accelerated Reader point value of 15 or more

Pass an Accelerated Reader Test on each of these 3 books, and you will earn recognition and special privileges 

 

Liles Media Center Summer Hours 

 If you would like an opportunity to come in to get books, recommendations, ask questions, and take A.R. tests

  1. June 14th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  2. June 29th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  3. July 12th 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  4. July 27th 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  5. August 3rd 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 If these dates and times do not work for you, it will be fine to take any A.R. tests on the first day of school. Books checked out during summer are due back August 11th.