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Summer Reading Requirements 2014

Incoming 7th graders will read TWO books. The first book is a book of your choice. The mandatory book is The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Writing requirements: Select an important quote, give context of the story (Who, what, where, when, why), and explain why you think this quote is important.

Incoming 8th graders will read THREE books.

The first two are books of your choice. The mandatory book is The Giver by Lois Lowry. Writing requirements: Wikispace  

 **Make sure you replenish supplies as needed.**

Thank you!


See Classroom Calander for daily homework assignments.


2014/2015 Language Arts and Reading

Supply List Grades 7&8

  • One sturdy two-pocket folder (Writing)
  • Three marble composition notebooks *The students will need to replenish these during the course of the year.
  • One package of notebook paper. *A "community" supply accommodates the daily writing workshop.

General supplies, subject to replensihment throughout the year and useful for all subjects areas, include:

  • Tape for affixing papers into notebooks
  • Post-it notes
  • Highlighters
  • Pens (blue or black and contrasting color)
  • Hand held pencil sharpeners

"Either write something worth reading or do something

worth writing." Benjamin Franklin