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Summer Reading list

STPA students will use the following files to complete their designated summer reading assignments.

The Giver 7th Grade Summer Reading Book

Seventh grade students will do the following after reading: Click HERE to download the instruction.

1.    Answer Summer Reading reflection questions and complete a graphic organizer to be turned in on the first day of class. 
2.    Take an Accelerated Reader test for the book in the library once school starts.
3.    Additional activities and novel analysis CLICK HERE.

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8th Grade Summer Reading Book

Eigth grade students will do the following after reading: Click HERE to download the instruction.

1.   Purchase a copy of Refugee by Alan Gratz, read it, and enjoy it!  It is recommended that you use this graphic organizer (CLICK HERE) to better understand and follow the story.

2.   After reading the novel, read the article “We Are All Refugees Now” (CLICK HERE) by Steve Ali by clicking on title.  Pay attention to how the author compares his personal experiences as a Syrian refugee to the experience we are all going through right now during this pandemic.

3.   The commonly-accepted definition of a refugee is someone who is forced to flee his or her country because of war, persecution, or natural disaster.  Keeping this definition in mind, and thinking about the novel Refugee answer the following question:  How has the current pandemic made you feel like a refugee this summer?   Please type your double-space 200-300-word response using 12-point font size and a readable font.

4.   Please bring your typed response with you on the first day of class, and be prepared to write a one-page summary of the novel Refugee in class during the first week of school.

Optional resources to help you in reading and understanding

Refugee can be found at:

https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/teachers/lesson-plans/17-18/Refugee-discussion- guide.pdf

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Instruction
Graphic Organizer
We Are All Refugees Now

 

 

English 1 Summer Reading Book

English 1 students will do the following after reading: Click HERE to download the instruction.

1.    Answer Summer Reading reflection questions to be turned in on the first day of class. 
2.    Take an Accelerated Reader test for the book after reading in the library once school starts.
3.    Additional activity CLICK HERE.

Files to Download
Instruction
Worksheet