Read and answer the questions at the end of the designated chapters in your book: Easy Spanish Reader by William Tardy or Easy French Reader by R. de Roussy de Sales, depending on the language you are taking.
*For the assignment you must hand write all of the book’s questions and your responses and label your paper just as you were taught in class.* DUE: The first day of class!
Spanish: Read p. 12-33 and for each section answer a total of any five questions from exercises A and/or B; read the Respaso and do only the crossword.
French: Read p. 11-26 and answer all questions, including each Révision and Mots croisés
Printable PDF Level 2 Summer Reading Assignments
Welcome to Northview! In order to better prepare you for the upcoming school year, students are required to complete two independent reading assignments before the start of the 2013-2014 school year. These assignments are designed to help you better understand what is unique about IB while preparing you for the course content of the program.
Level 2 (Grade 7)
1. List three learner profile traits that you embody well. Write a paragraph for each one explaining: (a) How you demonstrate that particular trait, (b) How does that particular trait help you in life in general, (c) How does that particular trait help you in school?
2. List three learner profile traits that you need to develop. Write a paragraph for each one explaining: (a) How you can develop that particular trait, (b) How will that particular trait help improve your life in general, (c) How will that particular trait help improve your school life?
3. After reading the Mission Statement write a paragraph with your parents explaining why you feel this is the school for you.
Required Grade Level Reading
Level 2 (Grade 7): The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey
1) Use a pencil and/or highlighter to mark up your book. Underline or highlight important concepts or ideas. Take notes in the margins. Use symbols such as (!)= surprising, (?)= confused, (+)= Good information.
2) Do the Activities included in the book
3) Create a list of 10 of your favorite or most meaningful quotes from the book.
Use your best judgement, if there are chapters in the book that don't apply to you or that make you uncomfortable, skip them! This book should be a resource for you, you can come back to it for further information when and if, those sections become something you feel the need to get further information about
For the summer reading grade, you are responsible for 10 quotes (see above) and some of the activities in the book.
Level 2 (Grade 7): The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
a) Choose 20 words you do not understand or that are used in interesting or unusual ways as you read. Copy each word and the sentence from the book into your notebook.
b) Find the best dictionary definition and copy it down.
c) List the part of speech (noun, adjective, preposition, etc.)
d) List two synonyms or two antonyms for each word. For nouns, choose two objects that can be similar (or examples) and two objects that are completely different (or non-examples).
1. Using two column notes: on the left side, copy down the names of all the characters in the book as you meet them. Make sure you leave ample space for notes on the right.
a. Using the IB learner profile traits, describe the character using two or three of the traits. Provide a thorough description of the main characters throughout the entire book. Be sure to note if those qualities change over the course of the book.
b. Note qualities that the character is lacking.
We hope you have a fun-filled summer! If you have any questions or concerns over any of the assignments, please email email@example.com .