8th Grade Summer Reading Information (Spanish) Upon entering 8th grade, it is expected that students will be reading throughout the summer. In the summer, students will have the opportunity to better prepare for 8th grade by reading books in the genres of realistic and dystopian fiction. Students will be responsible for completing a culminating activity the first two weeks of school with the book they read over the summer. Additionally, students are required to complete a graphic organizer linked below while he/she reads the text.
Students select their own books. The titles below serve to represent some noteworthy texts within each genre. The only requirement is that students select texts within the genres of realistic and/or dystopian fiction. The reading of texts within these genres will contribute to richer discussions during the school year.
Note: The books listed below are at a variety of levels and cover a range of topics; therefore, it is important that parents/guardians approve the book that the student has chosen to read. Every parent has a different barometer of what is appropriate for their child.Please feel free to consult Commonsense media to determine if a book is an appropriate choice for your child.