Summer Reading Grade 5
“Books aren’t just made of words. They are filled with places to visit and people to meet” - Anonymous. Reading is one of the most important and fulfilling means to master the tool of language and prevent summer slide . Reading at any age not only helps children learn new vocabulary and ways to express themselves; but also teaches new concepts, allows them to better understand emotions, and enhances their imagination.
As your child moves into fifth grade, we have selected the following list of books that will hopefully inspire your child to explore, engage in conversations, ask questions and continue reading independently. We suggest reading a minimum of 25 minutes a day. The book list has a variety of independent reading series, as well as, diverse children's books that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Once your child has completed reading the book, your child must pick one activity to complete from the 5th grade choice board below. All projects are due on the first Friday (August 18th) back at school from Summer break. Please read activity descriptions and information on any materials needed to complete it. Some activities may use any form of materials, recycled goods, paper products, modeling materials, electronic platforms, building blocks, art materials, etc. to complete the projects. Get as creative as possible!
We have included parent resources and conversation starters to help further conversations and help them learn and grow. We hope you enjoy their book list and choice board for our 2023 “Dive Into A Sea of Reading".