Summer English/Language Arts Requirements for Incoming 2nd Graders in the Gifted Program
Have your child choose both books from the 2017-2018 Sunshine State Readers. One may be from the Junior List (see website):
http://www-pvmkr.stjohns.k12.fl.us/media/files/2016/05/K-2-SSYRA-JR-2017-18.pdfand the other one must be from the regular Sunshine State Readers List (see website):
Reading Tasks: After reading each novel choose one project for each:
-Create a poster illustrating what happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
-Draw a picture of your favorite page. Explain in writng why this page is your favorite.
-Make a picture timeline of all the events in the book.
-Make a poster about the book.
-Cut out magazine pictures to make a collage or poster illustrating the idea of the book.
-Draw a protrait of the main character and write a summary to accompany your sketch.