Academics

Summer Reading

Lower School Summer Projects & Materials

Students Entering Kindergarten:
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Students Entering 1st Grade:
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Flat Stanley Project

Students Entering 2nd Grade:
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Flat Stanley Project

Students Entering 3rd Grade:
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Book Report
Shape Template

Students Entering 4th Grade:
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Book Report
Math Packet
Calendar

Students Entering 5th Grade:
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Book Report
Math Packet
Calendar

Students Entering 6th Grade:
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Book Report
Math Packet
Calendar

Middle School Academy and Upper School Reading List

7th grade: Perrault’s Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault

8th gradeHamlet’s BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age by William Powers

9th grade: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Choose one person from “Behind the Beautiful Forever” and create a 1-2 min speech from their prospection telling the story of their life. Include in your speech what living in Annawadi is like for you. What is your daily routine? What is your home like? Describe your family and the culture you are a part of. Also, you are to bring with you one “artifact” from your life and describe its importance.

Speeches will be presented the first week of school.

10th grade: Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks

11th gradeThe Unredeemed Captive by John Demos and How to Read Literature Like a Professor:  A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines  by Thomas C. Foster

12th grade:  How to Read Literature Like a Professor:  A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster and Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

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