2017 SUMMER READING PACKET FOR FAIRFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL Student’s Name: _________________________________________________________________________________ Title/Author: ____________________________________________________________________________________ PARENT’S SIGNATURE: ____________________________________________________________________________ Step 1. Character Traits: After reading, pick and list the name of one main character in your novel. List 3 character traits for this character. Then, in the evidence box, provide one sentence that justifies each trait that you have listed. Main Character
Step 2. Making Connections: Choose 2 connections to make to your novel. Use at least 2 complete sentences to make the connections to the text. A. Make one text-to-text connection. (How does this book link to other text/books?)
B. Make one text-to-world connection. (How does this book link to past and/or current events of the world?)
C. Make one text-to-self connection. (How does this book link to or remind you of a time in your life?)
CREATED BY: MRS. A. J. MATTRESS---MG ELA TEACHER, FAIRFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL, WINNSBORO, SC
2017 SUMMER READING PACKET FOR FAIRFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL Step 3. KIM Chart (Key Idea/Word, Information, Memory Clue): Choose 4 words that you learned or are used in an unusual way in this novel. Based on your reading, write down what you think it means, and draw a picture to represent your word. K I M (key idea or word) (information or definition (memory clue or picture) put in your own words)
Step 4. Quote: Choose a quotation from the novel that you think was important. Copy the quote. Using complete sentences, explain why you believe it was significant. QUOTATION FROM THE NOVEL WHY IS IT SIGNIFICANT OR IMPORTANT?
STEP 5. Book Rating: Rate your book from 1-5, with 5 being the highest, by circling the number on the scale. Then, on the lines below the scale, use 1-2 complete sentences to explain your rating.
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