• 100 Day Summer Challenge

    100 problems in 100 days - #100problems


    100 Day Challenge Math Site
    Click here to access a site that lets students and parents to work together on challenging problems! Use this for your summer math to really bump up your experience! 
    Summer Math Challenge
    Which pocket will the ball end up in?
    Assume that the ball is shot at a 45 degree angle directly from corner  of the table and that it will only land in a pocket if the center of the ball meets the corner of the pocket exactly. Model the ball as a point mass on a frictionless table
    Summer Math Calendars

    Summer Reading Lists for Summer 2017

    All titles available at the Brookline BooksmithShop local!

    Incoming 3rd Grade:

    • Tornado by Betsy Byars

    Incoming 4th Grade:

    Students may choose to read any one of the Who was… or Who is... biographies. Don’t know these books? Check them out here.

    Incoming 5th Grade:

    Choose at least one book to read out of these choices:

    • Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
    • 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
    • The One and Only Ivan by K.A. Applegate
    • Travel Team by Mike Lupica 

    Incoming 6th and 7th Grade:

    Heath School rising 6th and 7th graders will read two books, following author Gene Yang’s READING WITHOUT WALLS CHALLENGE. This challenge prompts students to broaden their understanding of themselves and the world around them: 

    1. Read a book about a characterwho doesn’t look like you or live like you.
    2. Read a book about a topicyou don’t know much about.
    3. Read a book in a format that you don’t normally read for fun. This might be a chapter book, a graphic novel, a book in verse, a picture book, or a hybrid book.

    Here is a link to a podcast with Gene Yang about his challenge: http://geneyang.com/reading-without-walls-video-podcast

    Students will find many choices on the Public Schools of Brookline  Summer Reading List that will meet these challenge criteria. Here’s a link to the Public Schools of Brookline Summer Reading Listhttp://brooklinesummerreading.weebly.com/

    By Tuesday, June 20, students must commit to their book choices.  They will read these books and as many others as possible!  In the fall, they will submit their Reading Log to Ms. Carney and share with classmates what they read.

    Also for incoming 7th Grade Students:

    • The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Young Reader’s Edition) by Michael Pollan

    Incoming 8th Grade:

    • It's Getting Hot in Here: The Past, Present and Future of Climate Change by Bridget Heos
    • Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin
    • Two additional “student’s choice” books (from separate genres)