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Welcome To Our Summer Reading Pages

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Lynn Public Library Summer Reading Programs For 2019
To Be Announced

Current Hours For Children
Lynn Public Library, 5 North Common Street
Summer Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
9 AM until 5 PM. Tuesday we are open until 9 PM. We are closed On Saturdays and Sundays.

We will be having programs for teens all summer long. Get the Teen Calendar at the library or check us out on Instagram: @LynnLibraryTeens and
Twitter:@LynnLibraryTeen

Visit the Lynn Public Library for more!

Grade School Summer Reading 2019
Students Entering Grades PreK, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Students Entering Grade Pre-K and Grade 1
All students entering Grade Pre-K and Grade 1 will be required to read (or be read to) 1 informational book and 1 book from the following list OR a book of their choice.
Books/Authors  
Aliki
Brett, Jan
Brown, Margaret Wise
Browne, Anthony
Carle, Eric
Crews, Donald
Cronin, Doreen
Fairy Tales
Geisel, Theodor (Dr. Seuss)
Henkes, Kevin
Hoban, Tana
Keats, Ezra Jack
Lobel, Arnold (Frog and Toad Series)
Mother Goose
Munsch, Robert
Parish, Peggy (Amelia Bedelia Series)
Rey, H.A.
Rylant, Cynthia
Shannon, David
Willems, Mo
Wood, Audrey
 

Students Entering Grades 2 and Grades 3
All students entering Grades 2 and 3 will be required to read (or be read
to) 1 informational book and 1 book from the following list, OR a book of their choice.
Books/Authors  
Adler, David
Blume, Judy
Cleary, Beverly
Danziger, Paula
DePaola, Tomie
Fairy Tales
Gibbons, Gail
Henkes, Kevin
Kellogg, Steven
Kinney, Jeff (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series)
Meadows, Daisy (Rainbow Magic & Sports Series)
Myth or Legend
Osborne, Mary Pope
Parish, Peggy (Amelia Bedelia Series)
Park, Barbara
Peirce, Lincoln (Big Nate Series)
Polacco, Patricia
Roy, Ron (A to Z Mysteries)
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman (Nate the Great Series)
Stein, R.L.
Van Allsburg, Chris
 

Students Entering Grades 4 and Grades 5
All students entering grades 4 and 5 will be required to read 1 informational book and 1 book from the following list, OR a book of their choice.
Books/Authors  
Barrows, Annie (Ivy and Bean Series)
Benton, Jim (Dear Dumb Diaries)
Blume, Judy
Christopher, Matt
Cleary, Beverly
Dahl, Roald
Gantos, Jack
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Gutman, Dan
Hunter, Erin
Kinney, Jeff (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
Lin, Grace
McDonald, Megan
Meadows, Daisy (Rainbow Magic & Sports Series)
Myth or Legend
Pilkey, Dav
Riordan, Rick (Bones Series)
Russell, Rachel Renee (Dork Diaries)
Smith, Jeff (Bone Series)
Spinelli, Jerry
Stein, R. L.
 

Products
Students Entering Grades K through Grade 3 will complete two of
the three options on 2 books that they choose. (Options will be provided.)

Students Entering Grades 4 through 5 will complete two of the six options on 2 books that they choose. (Options will be provided.)

In September all students will bring in their products for the 2 books that they have read. Also everyone must orally tell about their favorite book of the summer, and authors’ names will be graphed on a chart to see which ones were the most popular.

PDF Icon PreK - Grade 5 School Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Summer Reading Elementary Packet (PreK-Grade 5)
  Grades Pre-K and Grade 1 Individual List
  Grades 2 and 3 Individual List
  Grades 4 and 5 Individual List
   

Middle High School Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

Students Entering Grades 6, 7 and 8

Every middle school student is required to read 2 books.

Book 1: Fiction
• Choose one book from the grade level list of authors
• Complete a project for your grade level from the list of projects

Book 2: Nonfiction
• Choose one book using the grade level list of topics (45+ pages)
• Complete a paragraph summary, and list ten facts from the book
(Write on worksheet, or type your own)

Students should be prepared to hand in both a project and a summary sheet in September. The book project and summary sheet are due in September 2018.

Project and summary sheets are available at school offices, the Lynn Public Library, and by downloading them below.

PDF Icon Middle School Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

Breed Middle School "Breed Reads" Summer 2019

Incoming Grade 6 Assignment: Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Due:
1st Day of School

  • Select one of these prompts.
  • Answer them using 10 sentences or more on a lined sheet of paper
  • Use quotes from the text support your points.

PROMPT 1 - Matilda changes a great deal from the beginning of the novel until its end. Give three specific examples of those changes and relate them to the types of conflicts she has faced.

PROMPT 2 - During the story, the people of Philadelphia face many dangers, including the risks of disease, starvation, robbery, and assault. Describe a dramatic incident in which Matilda faced one of these dangers and point out the personal qualities that help her survive.

PROMPT 3 - What was Philadelphia like in 1793? What were the advantages and disadvantages of living in the countryside outside of Philadelphia? In good times, how are the farmers outside the city dependent on the city dwellers of Philadelphia? (around pages 116, 155-156, 211??)

PROMPT 4 -
The exposition and initial rising action events take place in the Cook Coffeehouse. Describe the activities that go on there before, during, and after the guests arrive.

PROMPT 5 -
Throughout the book, Matilda and her mother never say they love each other, yet the readers know they do. What evidence is there in the novel to support that the two love one another?

PROMPT 6 -
How might the story be different if Mattie’s mother had stayed healthy and remained with her daughter at all times during the novel?

PROMPT 7 - How was the life of a fourteen-year-old in 1793 different from the life of a fourteen-year-old today? In which time period would you rather live? Why?

PROMPT 8 -
The color yellow is used throughout the story. What does it symbolize? What other symbols are used in the book?

PROMPT 9 - During the Revolutionary War, women took on tasks that were traditionally performed by men. After the War, they were expected to go back to their spinning wheels and kitchens. How are Mattie’s dreams in conflict with her society’s expectations of young women? Why does Mattie’s mother want a different life for her daughter?

PROMPT 10 - Choose one of the themes below and write how the novel demonstrates this theme.
1. Well behaved children are seen and not heard.
2. While suffering is a part of life, we should do everything in our power to ease the pain of others.
3. Actions speak louder than words.
4. Being an adult means caring more about others than you do about yourself.
5. When the lives of those you love are in danger, any actions in order to protect them are morally acceptable.
6. There is usually some truth to rumors.
7. It is not until you are tested by life that you understand how strong you truly are.
8. Young adults are usually underestimated by adults.
9. Females are as strong as males. 
10.  It is important to dream about our future even if those dreams don’t come true because it gives us hope.

This is your first grade of the quarter. Here's how your assignment will be graded.

Exceeds
Standard
Meets
Standard
Almost Meets
Standard
Did Not Meet Standard
100-90% 89-80% 79-70% 69-50%
-3 or more pieces of relevant text evidence
-thorough explanation how text evidence supports answer
-little to no errors of spelling and punctuation
-2 pieces of relevant text evidence
-some explanation of how text evidence supports answer
-not many errors of spelling and punctuation
-1 piece of relevant text evidence
-some errors or spelling and punctuation
-0-5 relevant Sentences
-0 relevant text evidence
-Many errors of spelling and punctuation

 

 

 

 

 




Hello Future 7th Graders! "Out of my Mind" by Sharon Draper
Answer 5 of the following 7 activities.
Download the PDF document below and answer each question in complete sentences. Incomplete answers or partially answered questions will not be counted for credit.


Hello Future 8th Graders! "A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness
Download the PDF document below and complete the outlined questions.

PDF Icon Breed Middle School Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Grade 6 Summer Reading Packet
  Grade 7 Summer Reading Packet
  Grade 8 Summer Reading Packet

Classical High School Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

Students entering Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

PDF Icon Classical Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

English High School Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

Students Entering Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

PDF Icon LEHS Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

LVTI Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

PDF Icon LVTI Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

The Marshall Middle High School Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

Students Entering Grades 6, 7 and 8

PDF Icon Marshall Middle School - Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

Pickering Middle High School Summer Reading 2019
To Be Announced

Students Entering Grades 6, 7 and 8

PDF Icon Pickering Middle School - Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA

Sisson Elementary School Summer Math 2019
To Be Announced

Students Entering Grades 3, 4, and 5

PDF Icon Sisson - Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  Books TBA
 


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