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)|
|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)|
Resources for background infomation on the Arab - Palestinian Conflict (click on the link to access resource)
Conflict in Israel and Palestine
Make a Recommendation!
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
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: