achievement between readers in our middle school classes, we are asking that
students continue their reading experiences throughout the summer months.
very close to the same rate during the school year. The gap that exists between readers most
often occurs in the summer months when achieving
readers continue to read, while struggling
readers discontinue the practice of reading in the non-school summer time
period. A potential four-month gap
occurs with readers gaining one month of ability and non-readers losing three
months of ability during this time.
student of need in the area of reading.
The middle school staff and administration will require these students
to check out five (5) books of their choice from the OMS library as material to
assist in keeping their reading abilities at their current levels. As a staff, we are asking that you as parents
promote the reading of these books during the summer months. No daily logs need
to be kept, and no comprehension questions, quizzes or tests will be given upon
return. We simply want your child to have the best chance available to them
next school year, and we believe that an enhanced reading ability will give
them that best chance.
grade level Literature/Language Arts teachers. There are many more available,
obviously, but these are the titles that have been very popular with students
this past year.
feel free to contact any of us listed below.
– 8th Gr
Nyenhuis – 6th Gr
Heidemann – Read 180