SMS 2012 Summer Reading

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SMS 2012 Summer Reading

  1. 1. Why Summer Reading? What to Read?Research shows that summer reading helps children Find great reads by talking with friends, visiting theretain the gains they make during the school year and library or bookstore, or checking out these websites:can help them find success in the upcoming year. 3 Phillipsburg Public LibraryStudies show that many children involved in summer 3 Warren County Libraryreading gain significant vocabulary, comprehension, 3 Book Adventureand even self-disciplined learning skills during thistime. The Greenwich Township School District wants 3 Guys Readto give our students every opportunity to ensure 3 Kids Readseducational growth and success, while fostering a life- 3 Read Kiddo Readlong love for reading. Because of this we are 3 Dog Eared book blogencouraging all students in grades 6-8 to participate inthe Stewartsville Middle School Summer Reading Teacher suggestions, award lists, and more readingSplash n’ Share. suggestions on the LMC Wiki. Your ChallengeREAD. For this summer’s Splash n’ Share, we are asking that you read at least two grade/age appropriate books,fiction or nonfiction, and write them on the attached book log. After you finish your reading, please have yourparents sign the book log to verify that you read the listed books.CREATE. Pick one of the books you read and create an advertisement to share with your classmates. This cansimply be done on a piece of 8.5x11 paper, or you can be creative with how you display your work. Be sure toinclude: 3 Your name and grade level (on the front or back). 3 The title and author of the book. 3 An illustration of your favorite part of the book. Be creative! Use clip art, pictures from newspapers or magazines, or your own drawings. 3 A brief explanation of why you recommend this book to your classmates. Be sure to include who would be interested in this book (For example: Anyone who loves thrilling mysteries would love this book!)SHARE. Bring this log and your advertisement into school by Friday, September 7, 2012 in order to share with yourEnglish/Language Arts class. Your advertisements will also be put on display for all to see and read. Have fun and make a splash!
  2. 2. Splash n’ ShareYour Name: ________________________________________ Homeroom: _________________________Title of Book Author Circle One Circle One Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or Disliked Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or Disliked Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or Disliked Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or Disliked Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or Disliked Fiction or Nonfiction Liked or DislikedParent Signature:______________________________________________________

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