Below are some suggested activities and materials to accommodate students for the summer reading activities.
Instead of doing the nonfiction reading assignment on Formative, students can complete it on a printout. These are available on the webpage. Students will still need a device to watch two Youtube videos and view an animated infographic.
Audio clips of the text read aloud are available here: www.wms1s1b.org/readaloud
A similar text that is on a much lower reading level can be found in the Kindle book Immortal Animals (copy of chapter available here). This may be good pre-reading.
Pre-reading: Watch the trailer for the book at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91FeXVF-56E
The novel is available in paperback, hardcover, eBook and audiobook. The WFPL has 80 copies of the book available to check out. Audio is available to check out through ILL.
To help with the Immortality Perspectives Chart, here a list of quotes from the book.
This Novel study has several comprehension activities to help students alongside the text.
EdHelper has a good Word Bank and comprehension questions for each section of the book: https://www.edhelper.com/books/The_Fourteenth_Goldfish.htm
Below are some supplemental materials for the Writer Challenge. These are also available on the Writer Challenge webpage.
The Filmmaker Challenge and the Maker challenge offer workshops in August that students can sign up for. Go to the website to sign up.