Lower school students read 3,541 books during the first quarter of the Reading Knights program.
Twelve students earned awards for their artwork at the 2018 Festival in the Park.

Summer Reading

Reading consistently throughout the summer months allows students to:
  • learn new vocabulary
  • broaden perspectives
  • increase their knowledge and maintain reading gains made during the school year
  • develop an understanding that scheduling time for reading is an important life skill

Click on the appropriate division below to expand the summer reading assignments and book selections. All summer reading should be completed by the first day of school, Aug. 22.

Lower School

REQUIRED READING FOR GRADES 3-5

Grade 3: The Chalk Box Kid by Clyde Robert Bulla and Thomas B. Allen

Grade 4: Rules by Cynthia Lord

Grade 5: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Middle School

Summer reading assignments for middle school students are located in the "Middle School 18-19" course within Canvas and will be available by June 1. Click here to access Canvas.

Click here to access the summer reading guide and book suggestions.

Upper School

All summer reading assignments will be posted in Canvas in early June. Click here to access Canvas.

REQUIRED READING FOR UPPER SCHOOL

All students in grades 9-12: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth


Course specific requirements in addition to Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, select one of the following:

AP Language: Select one of the following:

  • Things Fall Apart
  • Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • The Book Thief
  • Profiles in Courage

AP Literature: Pride and Prejudice

AP Art History: Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa

AP European History: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization

AP US Government: The Bill of Rights: Original Meaning and Understanding

AP US History: Both of the following are required:
  • Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class and Justice in the Origins of America
  • Everyday Life in Early America

College Psychology: Forty Studies that Changed Psychology

Charlotte Christian School is...

a Christ-centered, college preparatory school, equipping and developing students to effectively integrate Biblical truth and learning into their daily lives and to impact the culture for Christ.

Charlotte Christian School

7301 Sardis Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 366-5657

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