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For English, INCOMING 6TH GRADE STUDENTS IN ACADEMIC, ICT, AND 12:1 CLASSES) will select ONE fiction text from a recommended reading list and ONE short story from the anthology, "Flying Lessons and Other Stories."

Here are a few Book Recommendations:

Out of My Mind - Sharon Draper
Wonder- R.J. Palacio
Bullyville - Francine Prose
Freak the Mighty - Rodman Philbrick
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - James Patterson
Stargirl - Jerry Spinelli
Last Man Out (football) - Mike Lupica
Fast Break (basketball) - Mike Lupica
 

Flying Lessons and Other Stories: Titles 

Padlet: Flying Lessons & Other Stories - CHOOSE ONE SHORT STORY TO READ FROM THIS LIST

and then complete either ONE (1) Menu "A" task OR TWO Menu "B" tasks. 

INCOMING 7TH AND 8TH GRADE STUDENTS (non-scholars and non-12:1 classes) will select ONE fiction book of their choice and ONE short story from the anthology "Flying Lessons and Other Stories" of their own choosing. 

Flying Lessons and Other Stories: Titles  

Padlet: Flying Lessons & Other Stories - CHOOSE ONE SHORT STORY TO READ FROM THIS LIST 

INCOMING GRADE 7 AND 8 12:1 STUDENTS will use this link to access ACHIEVE 3000 login and assessment directions. Students may make a copy to complete digitally or print to complete. NOTE: *All 12:1 ELA classrooms will remain open with an image of the class list and passwords just in case you need to refer to it over the summer.*

Due Date: Please note that all English Summer Assignments will be due at the end of the first week of school, i.e., Friday, September 17, 2021, and will count as 2 (two) homework assignments toward the first marking period grade.