Required Reading for Upcoming 5th Graders: Wonder  R.G. Palacio

Students should be keeping notes about important concepts in the book as they are reading. Please have in writing the following questions and answers:

  1. What is the setting of the book (location and time it takes place)
  2. Who are the main characters in the book?
  3. What is the major conflict (the big problem) in the book?
  4. How does the book end?

Titles for Suggested Reading: Please read one additional book over the summer from the list below( feel free to read as many as you’d like!!!!) Please follow the same format as above with the four major questions answered about the second book read.

  1. In the Year of the Boar and Jack Robinson: Betty Bao Lord
  2. Hatchet (Brian’s Saga #1): Gary Paulsen
  3. Heat: Mike Lupica
  4. The Underdogs: Mike Lupica
  5. Bridge to Terebithia: Katherine Patterson
  6. Shiloh: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  7. Secret Garden: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  8. Indian in the Cupboard: Lynne Reid Banks
  9. Island of the Blue Dolphins: Scott O’Dell
  10. Stone Fox: John Reynolds Gardiner
  11. Matilda: Roald Dahl
  12. Trumpet of the Swan: E.B White
  13. Phantom Tolbooth: Norton Juster
  14. Ralph S. Mouse: Beverly Cleary
  15. Harriet the Spy: Louise Fitzhugh
  16. Walk Two Moons: Sharon Creech
  17. The View from Saturday: E.L. Konigsburg

Additional Review for Language Arts and Math Skills: We suggest that over the summer you keep up your Math and Language Arts skills by practicing with these websites and online reference tools. See how many certificates you can get!!!!!!!

IXL Language Arts Grade 4 skills

IXL Math Grade 4 Skill

Math Magician Multiplication Mr. Nolde’s Science Lab coolsciencelab.com

Math Magician Division coolsciencelab.com

5th Grade Summer Reading