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Summer Reading: Rising Third Grade


Requirements: (total of 4 books)

  • The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney
  • Two books from this list.
  • One book of choice.


Students should create a “picture packet” of the books they have read. This packet should consist of a cover and four illustrations which depict one scene from each book the student reads. At the top of each picture, write the title and author and one sentence describing the scene. Each picture should be drawn in detail and colored. Please bring the required book and “picture packet” on the first day of school. Books will be used to complete in-class assignments.

Suggested Resources for Spanish Review

For new students entering third grade, Senora Hermosilla recommends:

Animal Stories

School Stories (Realistic Fiction)

Science Fiction & Fantasy



Funny Books

Historical Fiction

Adventure & Suspense