All Saints Catholic School
5th Grade Summer Reading
Students entering 5th grade are required to read three books:
Lemonade War – Jacqueline Davies
Design a newspaper advertisement for either Jessie’s or Evan’s lemonade stand. Type or write a slogan for the lemonade stand, and include it in the advertisement.
Write or type a summary of the story that is 6 to 10 sentences.This summary will include important events in the story. What is the main action? Who does it involve? What problem or problems are the characters trying to solve? How do they solve them?
Please see the rubric on the FORMS page.
Students will be tested on this selection within the first two weeks of school.
Choose TWO books from the following list and complete the written assignment outlined below.
The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate
The Witches - Roald Dahl
Jackie and Me - Dan Gutman
Flush – Carl Hiaasen
Crenshaw - Katherine Applegate
Frindle - Andrew Clements
Choose one book and complete the story elements worksheet included with the summer reading assignment. Due the second week of school. Please download the document from the FORMS page.
Choose a different book from the list above and create a Who Am I Riddle? Using a riddle format, create a list of 7-10 riddle facts that would describe a character in your book.
Technology resources: https://www.poetry4kids.com/news/writing-riddles/
Samples of riddles https://www.kidactivities.net/what-am-i-riddles-and-answers-for-kids/
Students will take an AR test on each book read
5th Grade Summer Math
This summer we are using Khan Academy as the basis for our summer math practice. Your task will be to complete lessons using the Khan Academy platform. This extra practice will ensure you stay current with the material taught in the 2019-2020 school year.
Logging In (YOU MUST LOG IN TO HAVE YOUR WORK TRACKED! IF YOU DO NOT LOG IN, THERE WILL BE NO RECORD OF YOUR WORK!)
1. First go to https://www.khanacademy.org/login
2. Then click allow
3. Once you have logged in with your Google account (the same account you use for Duolingo and Google Classroom), you need to add Shannon Denhof as your coach.
Go to the HOME screen and select COACHES
Enter firstname.lastname@example.org in the Add a coach window, and click “Join the class”.
Or go to this link https://www.khanacademy.org/join/MDCZNUPU
4. Click the upper left corner where it says “Subjects”
5. Then under Math by grade, click 4th grade
6. Then click Practice
7. Complete the practice activities (with stars) under Addition and Subtraction & Multiplication and Division.
Summer Course Work