Summer Reading Club: “Trials & Triumphs”

Summer course. The WTMA Summer Reading Club is designed to keep logic-stage students engaged in reading and discussion over the summer break. Students will come together with their instructor once a week to talk about that week’s reading. This summer's theme is  “Trials and Triumphs.”

This course is meant to foster a student’s love of reading. There are no formal written assignments. Students who participate in all 8 sessions will receive a WTMA Summer Reading Club t-shirt. Participation credit is earned by attending the live class or by watching the recording of a class and then completing a discussion board response based on a prompt given by the instructor.  

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  • Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)
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    • Sing Down the Moon, Scott O’Dell 
    • Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt 
    • Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
    • Number the Stars, Lois Lowry
    • Wringer, Jerry Spinelli
    • The Breadwinner, Deborah Elliss 
    • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Grace Lin
    • The Crossover, Kwame Alexander
  • Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
  • Class cap: 20 students.
  • Designed for students in grades 5-8.
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