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Reading

We will be reading some great books and learning about some interesting authors this year!  This class is very straightforward; we will be reading about one book per month and have a quiz every week and a test every month.  This class coincides with Grammar & Writing.  We will have worksheets on vocabulary for each story, as well as worksheets for comprehension.  As with every class, our studying for this class will start on August 28.  Here is a basic outline for each week (note that the genre for each literary choice has also been listed).  

 

August 28:  (Self-help Non-fiction)  'The Truth:  The Diary of a Gutsy Tween' by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

September 4:  (Self-help Non-fiction)  'The Truth:  The Diary of a Gutsy Tween' by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

September 11:  (Self-help Non-fiction)  'The Truth:  The Diary of a Gutsy Tween' by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein & TEST

September 18:  (Realistic Fiction)  'The Fourteenth Goldfish' by Jennifer L Holm

September 25:  (Realistic Fiction) 'The Fourteenth Goldfish' by Jennifer L Holm

October 2:  (Realistic Fiction) 'The Fourteenth Goldfish' by Jennifer L Holm & TEST

October 9:  (Lost World) 'The Lost World:  being an account of the recent amazing adventures...' by Arthur Conan Doyle

October 16:  (Lost World) 'The Lost World:  being an account of the recent amazing adventures...' by Arthur Conan Doyle

October 23:  (Lost World) 'The Lost World:  being an account of the recent amazing adventures...' by Arthur Conan Doyle

October 30:  (Lost World) 'The Lost World:  being an account of the recent amazing adventures...' by Arthur Conan Doyle & TEST

November 6:  (Brit Lit) 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare

November 13:  (Brit Lit) 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare

November 20:  (Brit Lit) 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare

November 27:  (Brit Lit) 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare & TEST

December 4:  (Mythology) 'The Boxes' by William Sleator

December 11:  (Mythology) 'The Boxes' by William Sleator

December 18:  (Mythology) 'The Boxes' by William Sleator & TEST

January 8:  (Young Adult Fiction) 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' by Kate DiCamillo

January 15:  (Young Adult Fiction) 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' by Kate DiCamillo

January 22:  (Young Adult Fiction) 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' by Kate DiCamillo

January 29:  (Young Adult Fiction) 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' by Kate DiCamillo & TEST

February 5:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

February 12:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

February 19:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

February 26:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

March 5:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

March 12:  (Coming-Of Age) 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott & TEST & Author & Movie

March 19:  (Horror) 'The Girl From the Well' by Rin Chupeco

March 26:  (Horror) 'The Girl From the Well' by Rin Chupeco

April 2:  (Horror) 'The Girl From the Well' by Rin Chupeco

April 9:  (Horror) 'The Girl From the Well' by Rin Chupeco & TEST

April 16:  (Folk Tale) 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales' by Washington Irving

April 23:  (Folk Tale) 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales' by Washington Irving

April 30:  (Folk Tale) 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales' by Washington Irving

May 7:  (Folk Tale) 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales' by Washington Irving & TEST

 

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