Summer Reading Assignment: DUE DATE: AUGUST 30, 2019
You must read one of these novels from the summer reading list that I posted on the slide-show.
The War that Saved My Life
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Turning 15 on the War to Freedom
Part 1: Write a blog about the book:
For this task, students will compose 2 paragraphs that should include the following components:
● Introduction to the book including title and author. The summary which includes a brief description of the story (include the setting, characters, and plot): 7-9 sentences
● Personal opinion: a paragraph detailing your personal thoughts about the book: (7 - 9 sentences)
- Did you enjoy the book? Why or why not? - Would you recommend it to a friend?
Part 2: Choose one of the following books to read. (Also from the list posted)
Ghandi, The Girl from Chimel, The Color of Home, Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave Enslaved Potter and Poet,
Write a response to this book and include the following:
● A summary of the book.
● Personal opinion including your thoughts about the book (this should include colorful illustrations and the topic of “human rights.”