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Summer Reading Assignment #1 - All Grade Levels

            Click on the image to access book reviews

All CMS students are required to read 
The Cat at the Wall
by Deborah Ellis

Select ONE activity from the list below to complete for this book.
Try to capture what you took away from reading this book...
These will be collected the first week of school.
(You may also think of your own project to complete!)

Bookmark  link to template (or you can create your own)   
Book Cover
link to template (or you can create your own)
Haiku link to instructions
Movie Poster link to instructions
Cartography (Mapmaking) link to instructions
Comic Strip link to templates (or you can create your own)
Book Trailer
Photo Album

Resources for background infomation on the Arab - Palestinian Conflict (click on the link to access resource)

Conflict in Israel and Palestine 

Arab-Israeli Wars

from Encyclopaedia Britannica online database


Why are Israel and the Palestinians fighting over Gaza?


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    Summer Reading Assignment #2: All Grade Levels

    All students are required to read 2 books (of choice)
    in addition to The Cat at the Wall

    Choose ONE of these free choice books to write
    and submit a book review.

    Either use the link below to submit your review electronically (preferred)
    or use the template provided to submit a paper copy when school starts

    Summer Reading 2015 Book Review (Google Form)


    Please keep track of the titles/authors that you read this summer on a reading log - a link is provided below.  This log will be turned in to your English teacher in September. Remember to have a parent sign the log before you submit it.


    Recommendations from CMS departments

    Looking for recommendations?

    Click on the tabs at the top of the page for English and Library recommendations from this year, as well as some from previous years.These books have been enjoyed by our middle school students. You can also check out Ms. Stockwood's and Ms. Echmalian's blogs:

    Ms. Stockwood's Blog

    Ms. Echmalian's Blog


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