Summer Reading Knox Trail

Summer Reading Requirements for Knox Trail

Entering 5th grade: Read New Kid by Jerry Craft + complete the PDF packet on New Kid.  Also read one other book of your choosing. (There is no required assignment for the book of your choosing.)  You may choose to complete an optional AR test on New Kid.  If you do, it will be considered extra credit and can be completed at the beginning of the school year. For those that wish to join in a read-a-loud with the teacher, go to the google classroom link here.
Entering 6th grade:  Read Brave As You by Jason Reynolds + complete mini
summaries on each chapter.  At the beginning of the school year you will take an AR Test on Brave As You.  Also read one other book of your choosing. (There is no required assignment for the book of your choosing.)
Entering 7th grade: Read The Giver by Lois Lowry + complete chapter notes on character, setting, and plot.   At the beginning of the school year you will take an AR Test on The Giver.  Also read one other book of your choosing. (There is no required assignment for the book of your choosing.)
Entering 8th grade: Read Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck + complete
chapter notes on character, setting, and plot.   At the beginning of the school
year you will take an AR Test on Of Mice and Men.  Also read one other book of your choosing. (There is no required assignment for the book of your choosing.)