roms summer reading challenge 2017

Summer is a great time to read! Complete the ROMS Summer Reading Log to keep track of your summer reading. Plan to share it with your teachers and classmates when Independent Reading kicks off in the fall.

  1. Read 3 or more books and keep track of your reading on your ROMS Summer Reading Log.

  2. Stay connected by joining our ROMS Summer Reading Google Classroom with the code: gg238  [Remember to access Classroom through Google Chrome and to log in using your school email account.]  

You can also stay connected through the following:

  • Twitter @ROMS_Learning  #ROReads
  • Instagram @ROMS_Learning
  • Snapchat @ROMS_Learning
  1. Look at our suggested reading list for some of the current best sellers for grades 6-8.

    1. List of Interesting Fiction and Nonfiction Summer Reading Books

  1. Share your reading experiences through Google Classroom’s weekly posts, and then with your teachers and classmates when Independent Reading discussions kick-off in the fall. Remember to complete the Summer Reading Log for September!

  2. Participate in the Dawg Walk Summer Reading Raffle in October by turning in a Summer Reading Log to your ROMS ELA teacher and earning Reading Raffle tickets. Prizes include items such as books, journals, gift certificates, games, bean bag chairs, and a grand prize e-reader!

‚ÄčPlease take a look at these available Free Summer Reading Resources:
Royal Oak Public Library Summer Reading Program
Read for fun and information, surf the web, download ebooks, listen to audiobooks, & come to our summer activities at the library. Enter weekly and grand prize drawings, and choose a free book.
**Summer reading kick-off at ROPL is June 10th!

ROPL Online Resources:

Michigan Electronic Library Resources


Scholastic Summer Reading Program
As summer approaches, kids look forward to their time off, but there’s one thing kids shouldn’t take a break from over the summer: reading. Parents can sign kids up to be part of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

Newsela Summer Reading Clubs 2017
As a student, you can join one or more of the Camp Newsela groups.  These Newsela groups are reading clubs, and a club leader at Newsela will assign two interesting informational articles a week over the summer based on the club topic.  You can join one, two, or all of them!   Report your club activity to your ELA teacher to show you participated.

Common Sense Media’s “Tech-Inspired Ideas for Students’ Summer Reading” Article



ROMS Summer Reading Promotion Letter

ROMS Summer Reading Log

List of Interesting Fiction and Nonfiction Summer Reading Books for Grades 6-8