Classical Preparatory School
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Sixth Grade Reading List

All rising into sixth grade students must read the required book choice at their grade level and in a one page essay answer the following question: What does Watership Down teach us about the importance of cultivating fortitude (definition: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty in order to do the right thing). Students must also read one additional book of their choice from the approved book list at their grade level, and then complete a one page written summary. Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.


Watership Down, Adams 


Approved List:

Anne Frank, Frank

Little Britches, Moody

Men of Iron, Pyle

Hatchet, Paulsen

Alice in Wonderland, Carroll

Red Badge of Courage, Crane

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Taylor

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band, Doyle (and) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Dancing Men, (Doyle)



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