Summer Reading Challenge

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Summer reading challenge 2022

Read through our summer reading challenges below. Students may participate in more than one challenge. try one or try them all!  

Challenge Runs: June 1st-August 16th 

All participants will receive a certificate of achievement for each challenge met and have an opportunity to win one of several Barnes & Noble gift cards! In addition, each participating student will receive a Homework Pass and Free Spirit Day Dress coupon. 

Completed tracking sheets are due: Friday, September 2nd. 


OLYMPIC AWARD

Gold Medal- 15 minutes EVERY day
Silver Medal- 15 minutes, about 5 days a week
Bronze Medal- 15 minutes, about 4 days a week

Olympic Award Tracking Sheet

World Series Award

Read at least TWO book series of at least 4 books each

World Series Award Tracker

Literature Award 

Read at least one book from at least 5 of the following categories

Poetry
Religion/Bible
Science-Fiction
Drama/Play
Non-Fiction
Historical-Fiction
Fiction
Biography
Sports
Diary/Journal
Mystery
Graphic Novel

Literature Award Tracker

Mr. Boldt Challenge Award

Read as many or more words than Mr. Boldt during summer. Keep a list of book titles, authors, and their word counts. We'll compare at the end of summer! 

Mr. Boldt Challenge Tracker

Book Review

Submit a video review of at least 4 books you've read this summer which may be posted on Salem School's Social Media for other students to watch. Each video review should be no more than 30-60 seconds in length. Videos must be submitted to breed@salem4u.com. Please limit submissions to one per week. Last day to send reviews is Friday, August 6th. 

Book Review Tracker

Teachers' Favorites

Select at least 4 books at your grade/reading level from the list of Teacher favorites. 

Teacher Favorites List

Teacher Favorites Tracker

Book Club (for students going into 6th-8th grade only) 

You and 3-5 friends form a book club and post questions, comments, and feedback on a Google slide presentation about the books you're reading. See the "Book Club Tracker" below for details and information. BONUS: Students fulfilling this challenge will be invited to a Book Club Pizza Lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Boldt during lunch in the upstairs Community Center Cafe in the fall! 

Book Club Tracker