ELA Requirements:
This summer, students must read at least one book from the list below and complete one of the tasks for that book. When your child returns, he/she will also be required to take the correlating Accelerated Reader (AR) tests.

      Book Title                                                                 Author
Benny's Pennies                                                           Pat Brisson
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type                             Doreen Cronin
Leo the Late Bloomer                                                   Robert Kraus
Nate the Great and the Pillowcase                              Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Old Black Fly                                                               Jim Aylesworth

Reading Tasks:
one project from below to complete on your chosen book. 
1. Draw a picture of your favorite page.  Explain why this is your favorite page in 1-2 sentences.

2.  Draw a map of the book's setting.  Explain the setting in 2-3 sentencess below the picures.

3. Make a picture timeline of all the events in the book.

4. Draw a portrait of the main character and write a one sentence summary to accompany your sketch.

5. Using a shoe box, create a diorama (three dimensional scenes which includes models of people, buildings, plants, and animals) of an important scene in the book.

Note to parents: These projects can be easily created using lined paper, construction paper, and/or at-home recyclable items. Feel free to be creative!