Summer Reading Projects

Reading Fair Idea

Bruce K. Craig Elementary

3rd-5th Grade Reading Fair Guidelines

Summer Reading Project 2019


Due Date: August 23, 2019

Presentation Date: September 5, 2019

*Books can be checked out at the public library and/or purchased online or at your local book store.

Rising 3rd Grade: The One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate

Rising 4th Grade:  The Skin I’m In by Sharon G. Flake

Rising 5th Grade: Wonder by R. J. Palacio

All 3rd–5th grade students will complete an individual fiction project. This project is considered a major grade for the 1st nine weeks of school. The student(s) should be very knowledgeable about the book’s story elements and should have an active part in the construction of the display. Individuals will be judged closely on whether the project shows work appropriate for the age level of the student.

Storyboards Size: A standard tri-fold project board that unfolds to be 36” H x 48” W

Reading Fair Project Checklist for Fiction

Project has the following:

_____ Title

_____ Author

_____ Publisher and Publication Date

_____ Main Characters – only those important to the story line

_____ Setting – place and time of story

_____ Plot Summary – brief summary (not a retelling) of what the story is about what takes place

_____ Conflict – the problem in the story

_____ Solution or Resolution – how the problem is resolved

_____ Genre

_____ Author’s Purpose – why the author wrote the story (to entertain, inform, and/or persuade)

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