SUMMER READING LIST

Kindergarten

All rising into kindergarten students should read 20 minutes per day with their parents. In addition, parents should read the selections below to their students as a read aloud. After each reading, please fill out and sign the reading log. The reading log is due to your child’s teacher on the first day of school. Happy Reading!

First Grade

All rising into first grade students should read 20 minutes per day with their parents, using any books from the following list. Students and parents should take turns reading these texts aloud. After each reading, please fill out and sign the reading log. The reading log is due to your child’s teacher on August 15th. Happy Reading!

All rising into first graders also need to complete the required reading journaling assignment for Harold and the Purple Crayon.

Second Grade

All rising into second grade students should read 20 minutes per day with their parents, using any books from the following list. Students and parents should take turns reading these texts aloud. After each reading, please fill out and sign the reading log.

Furthermore, for each story read, students should write two – three complete sentences about a good lesson they learned from that book. The reading log AND the writing assignment is due to your child’s teacher on August 15th.

  • Required Second Grade Reading List

Third Grade

All rising into third grade students must read the required book choice at their grade level and complete the accompanying assignment. They 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 is due on the first day of school. Happy Reading!

Fourth Grade

All rising into fourth grade students must read the required book choice at their grade level and complete the accompanying assignment. They 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 is due on the first day of school. Happy Reading!

Fifth Grade

All rising into fifth grade students must read the required book choice at their grade level and complete the accompanying
assignment(s)/activities. They 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 is due on the first day of school.

  • Required Fifth Grade Summer Reading and Assignments

Sixth Grade

Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school. Happy Reading!

Seventh Grade

Civics required reading: Procopio

Read PT 109 by Robert Donovan. How did John F Kennedy demonstrate virtue as a Lieutenant in the US Navy? Remember the classic virtues are courage, wisdom, justice, and self-control. Explain how virtue was demonstrated in the Kennedy’s time aboard the PT boat in a one to two-page essay. Site your sources from the book. Essays should be double spaced and in Times New Roman Font

At Classical Preparatory School, we focus on the following habits: Attention, Memorization, Perfect Execution, Order, Reflection, Courtesy, Obedience, Truthfulness, Fortitude, Temperance. ● As you read your selected book, think about how one of the characters possesses or lacks these habits. Select one character and one habit, then write a paper explaining how this character possesses or lacks the habit. Use at least three examples from the book to support your points (include the page number for the examples). Your paper should be at least two pages typed (double-spaced), 12-point font, with 1-inch margins.

Eighth Grade

History required reading: Procopio

Read The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Keep a log of each chapter read. For each chapter read discuss the four classic virtues (courage, wisdom, justice, and self-control) you observe in Franklin’s life and his habits. Explain your observations. Consider the following questions as well. Where do you think Franklin got the idea of virtue from? Why do you think he encouraged others to lead a virtuous life? Was he a hypocrite for not doing so himself? Each of these questions will need an explanation. This should be double spaced and in Times New Roman Font.

At Classical Preparatory School, we focus on the following habits: Attention, Memorization, Perfect Execution, Order, Reflection, Courtesy, Obedience, Truthfulness, Fortitude, Temperance. ● As you read your selected book, think about how one of the characters possesses or lacks these habits. Select one character and one habit, then write a paper explaining how this character possesses or lacks the habit. Use at least three examples from the book to support your points (include the page number for the examples). Your paper should be at least two pages typed (double-spaced), 12-point font, with 1-inch margins.

Ninth Grade

Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.

Tenth Grade

Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.

Eleventh Grade

Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.

Twelfth Grade

Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.

Latin Summer Packet for 6th-8th Grade

Summer packets are for students who have completed Beginning Latin (Latin 1) and Intermediate Latin (Latin 2). The 6th grade packet is for students who took Beginning Latin this past 2017-2018 school year (this may include some 7th and 8th graders). The 7th grade summer review packet is for any 7th and 8th graders who took Intermediate Latin this past 2017-2018 school year.

These packets are only for students who have completed Beginning or Intermediate Latin.

Latin Summer Assignments for 10th-12th Grade

Summer assignments designed for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students attending Latin with Ms. Santiago for the 2018-2019 school year will receive an email from Ms. Santiago with your specific assignment

For any questions, please contact Ms. Santiago at gsantiago@classicalprep.org

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