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Summer Reading List

Students are expected to invest themselves in assigned reading assignments over the summer to engage in the works at the beginning of the new school year with guidance from their teachers. These texts will be a jumping-off point for students to develop their critical thinking skills.

  • DMS 6th Grade Regular & Honors English students are expected to read The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan before school resumes in August.
  • DMS 7th Grade Regular English students are expected to read The Cay by Theodore Taylor before school resumes in August.
  • DMS 7th Grade Honors English students are expected to read Call of the Wild by Jack London before school resumes in August.
  • DMS 8th Grade Regular and Honors English students are expected to read The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton before school resumes in August.

The Summer Reading List is available at https://www.mcssummerreading.com/ .