• 1.  For every trimester, each student must read three books over 150 pages or a total of 700 pages. After reading a book, complete an Independent Reading Form.  The books must be pre-approved by Ms. Meaux.   

    2.  In lieu of reading all three books, students have an opportunity to chose from a variety of  Independent Reading Project Options to complete their Independent Reading requirements. 
    3. Each student will be required to blog weekly on their independent reading book.   


    How to Choose a Book?


                - Look at the cover

                - Look at the blurbs on the back

                - Look at the summary inside the front cover

                - See if it’s an author you like

                - Find books in the genres you enjoy

                - Get recommendations from friends, family, the librarian, teachers, or the internet

                - Check the length

                - Read the first paragraph and see if it intrigues you

                - Pick a book that’s not too difficult for you, but also not too easy for you

                - If you start a series and like it, find the other books in that series