Grade 6: Exhilarating Reading Adventure Project

Objective: Learning from a distance is great, but reading is exhilarating! The goal of this project is to foster and nurture a passion for reading. You will read a book you’ve never read before, and then create an artifact that connects to that book to show what you’ve learned and understood from the book you read.

Students will be required to spend at least 30 minutes a day reading. 

Important Dates:

Date Task Notes
January 6th (Thursday) Project is assigned
  • Your book must be read by Friday, February 4th, 2022
  • You are expected to be working on your artifact as you read your book
  • Taking notes in the planner document will be essential while reading 
January 12th (Wednesday) Share title of the novel with Mr. Washerstein
  • Get your book approved by Mr. Wash
  • Simply send him a chat on Google Hangouts
January 24th


Check-in #1 You will meet with Mr. Washerstein to share your reading progress and artifact planning.
February 4th


Check-in #2 You should be finished reading your book for this check-in.

You will meet with Mr. Washerstein to discuss your artifact and receive feedback and suggestions.

February 18th 


Final Project Due Your artifact and reflection will be posted to your student blog

As you read your book, you will:

  • Create personal and real-world connections
  • Analyze the following literary components:
    • Theme
    • Plot development
    • Conflict
    • Literary devices
      • Simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole

Click here to access all of the important information: 

Exhilarating Reading Adventure Project Google Slideshow

Exhilarating Reading Adventure Project Instructions and Rubric

Exhilarating Reading Adventure Planner

Blog Post Requirements

Student Blog Post Example

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