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Ninety Six High School

Ninety Six High School. Summer Reading Choices Summer 2008. Why have a summer reading program?. Students who read during the summer are more successful in school than students who do not read. We want all of our students to be successful so we have a summer reading program. Who participates?.

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Ninety Six High School

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  1. Ninety Six High School Summer Reading Choices Summer 2008

  2. Why have a summer reading program? Students who read during the summer are more successful in school than students who do not read. We want all of our students to be successful so we have a summer reading program.

  3. Who participates? All students who will be in 9th-12th grade at Ninety Six High School during the 2008-2009 school year.

  4. What do students do? • Choose a book from the summer reading list (Posted on school web page and in this presentation) • Turn in a book choice form by April 14, 2008 • Read the book by August 28, 2008 • Attend large book groups and small book groups on August 29, 2009 • Complete an optional project about the book and turn it in on August 29 to earn a coupon worth 2 extra points (See last page for details)

  5. Evaluation of last summer’s program 75% of students report that they read the book they selected 60% reported that they read the book and gave the program a positive evaluation 14% report that they read more than one book 68% report that they would recommend the book they chose to a friend

  6. Things the students liked about the program The school got the books for us You could choose which book to read Speakers Small discussion groups Read different books than normal Included all students, not just honors Keeps us in mental shape Had plenty of time to read

  7. Student suggestions to improve More book choices More variety and diversity in books Talk to actual writer Give out two books to read One on one time with speakers

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  14. Projects for Extra Credit Students may complete a project about their summer reading book and turn it in to their small group leader on Fri., Aug. 29, 2008 to earn a coupon worth 2 grade points which may be applied to the subject of choice at the end of the first nine weeks grading period. The project will be graded as pass or fail by the small group leader. Projects must meet the guidelines below:

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