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6th Grade Summer Reading

Welcome 6th grade Falcons!


  I am pleased that you will be entering St. Matthew middle school and look forward to working with you for the 2023-2024 school year. The following novel information is your summer reading assignment, this assignment will be due when our school year begins; you have the entire summer to read the novel and complete the writing project. Parents, the reading assignment follows the Texas Curriculum guidelines and is grade and age level appropriate; the following are the TEKS attained during this assignment: 6.1A, 6.1B, 6.1D, 6.2A, 6.2B, 6.3A, 6.4A, 6.5A, 6.5B, 6.5C, 6.5D, 6.5E, 6.5F, 6.5I, 6.6A, 6.6B, 6.6C, 6.6D, 6.6E, 6.10A, 6.10B, 6.10Bii. If you should have any questions, please feel free to email me at [email protected]. I look forward to working with all students and parents for the up-coming school year, good luck and welcome to middle school!

                                                                                     Ms. Oriana Pfeil

                                                                                  Middle School, ELA and Religion



 Novel: All The Stars Denied by Guadalupe Garcia McCall


Assignment: Read the novel and create a diary entry, from the first-person point of view. A diary entry must be written (from the perspective of a main character) for each chapter in the novel. This novel takes the reader through different journeys and historical events.  Your diary entry will be a short summary of each chapter, from the point of view from ONE main character. The assignment must be typed (Times New Roman, 12-point font) and double spaced. Summer reading project is due August 11, 2023; the same week of the new school year, NO late writing projects will be accepted.