2020 Summer Reading List
Hello Parents and Students! The Hunterdon Preparatory School is happy to share our enrichment summer reading program. There will be a variety of three fiction novels, one non-fiction, and one graphic novel. Students may read one or more of the options and complete one of the six readings.
If you have any questions, concerns, or queries about purchasing any of the books, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hunterdon Preparatory School has some of the selected titles in our school library. If you would like to borrow a copy, please reach out to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further enrichment, select one of the six choices below for your book.
Choice One: Create a Playlist
Create a written list of 6-8 songs that reflect the events and themes of your book. List each song and the artist. After each song, include a few sentences explaining what you included that song. The songs must reflect the title of the book, the genre, the characters, and the plot.
Choice Two: Book Trailer
Create a short video ‘movie trailer’ for your book. Pretend the novel has been made into a movie. Create a video encouraging others to see the movie. Must include: title, characters/actors, information about the plot (without giving too much away). Look online for sample trailer videos for ideas.
Choice Three: Design a Book Jacket
Fold an unlined paper to look like a book jacket. Design an attractive front cover. Include the title and author on the front. Include information on the back about the plot and characters. Include some short reviews about the book saying why others should read it.
Choice Four: Book Review
Write a book review of the novel. Include the title, author, genre, reading difficulty, and plot summary. You must include at least a paragraph sharing your opinion and favorite part of the book. Do not just summarize the text. Your thoughts must be included. ‘Sell’ the novel - explain why others should read it and rate it 1-5 stars.
Choice Five: Create a Poster
Create a poster to advertise the book. The size should be 12 X 18 inches or larger to count as a poster. Must include: title, author, genre, information about the plot, and a colorful picture of a character or a scene.
Choice Six: Compare and Contrast Essay
Read two books from the summer reading list for your grade level. As you read the books, take notes and pay attention to similarities and differences. Write a short essay comparing two points of similarity and two points of difference.