Rm. 10 Reading

 

In the Reading program the children will be exposed to all kinds of literature.The children will develop comprehension skills, practice oral reading for fluency, and learn new vocabulary. Each week a new reading selection will be read and discussed for greater understanding and weekly quizzes will assess the children's learning.

 

 Some Good Books For Fifth Graders

Squirm by Carl Hiassen

Zora and Me by T.R. Simon

Path to the Stars by Sylvia Acevedo

Lafayette! by Nathan Hale

Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

Wings of Fire series by Tui T. Sutherland

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary, Paul O. Zelinsky

Frindle by Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Holes by Louis Sachar

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord, Marc Simont

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Matilda by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

My Daniel by Pam Conrad

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg

Wait Till Helen Comes, A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

The Warm Place by Nancy Farmer

The 39 Clues Series by Rick Riordan