Supply List

2021-22 Academic Year

5th Grade Supply List

For All Classes:

  • One set of earbuds

  • One plastic 3 prong folder with pockets (for take home folder)

  • One pack of colored pencils

  • One pack of washable markers


Humanities:

  • One - 1 or 1 ½ inch binder filled with notebook paper

  • One - binder pencil pouch (one with 3 holes to put in binder)

  • One marble composition book

  • At least 3  pens (black or blue)  and at least 3  pencils


Math:

  • One - 1 or 1 ½ inch binder filled with notebook paper

  • One - binder pencil pouch (one with 3 holes to put in binder)

  • One marble composition book

  • One plastic 3 prong folder with pockets (for math stations)

  • At least 3 pencils

  • At least 3 red pens


Science:

  • One - 1 or 1 ½ inch binder filled with notebook paper

  • One - binder pencil pouch (one with 3 holes to put in binder)

  • One marble composition book

  • At least 3 pencils


For AR/Writing Class:

  • One marble composition notebook for journaling

Summer Reading 2021 for 5th 

Fifth graders need to read ONE of the following novels in preparation for the 2021-22 academic year.

  • Mañanaland, Pam Muñox Ryan
  • Remarkables, Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Sky Song, Abi Elphinstone
  • We're Not From Here, Geoff Rodkey
  • Cape, Kate Hannigan
  • The Boy At The Back Of The Class, Onjali Q. Rauf
  • City Spies, James Ponti
  • Stella, McCall Hoyle
  • Seekers of the Wild Realm, Alexandra Ott
  • Very Rich, Polly Horvath

Blue Ridge Toys in Clayton has many of the summer reading list books available in store.

6th Grade Supply List

For All Classes: 

  • #2 wood pencils (mechanical are not preferred)

  • Handheld pencil sharpener

  • Colored pencils 

  • Markers

  • Agenda/daily planner (required) 

  • Pocket folder for homework assignments

  • Highlighters

  • Cheap earbuds/headphones to leave in locker

  • Ruler

  • Scissors

  • Notebook paper 

  • Black dry-erase marker

  • Glue sticks


English:

 

  • 1” or 1 ½”  3-ring binder 
  • Two composition books; college-ruled is preferred
  • Four Novels (For ease of use in the classroom, purchase the paperback editions from Amazon which are linked below): 

Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight
https://www.amazon.com/Lassie-Come-Home-Eric-Knight/dp/0312371314/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1589826850&sr=1-1

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
https://www.amazon.com/Lion-Witch-Wardrobe-Full-Color-Collectors/dp/0064409422/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1622034706&sr=1-2

The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli
https://www.amazon.com/Door-Wall-Marguerite-Angeli/dp/0440402832/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1589829102&sr=8-1

King Arthur & His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
https://www.amazon.com/Arthur-Knights-Round-Puffin-Classics/dp/0141321016/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1RGXERENWRWFY&keywords=king+arthur+and+his+knights+of+the+round+table+roger+lancelyn+green&qid=1590422561&sprefix=king+arthur+and+h%2Caps%2C164&sr=8-1


Math:

  • 1” or 1 ½”  3-ring binder  

  • The 3-ring binder should include 3 tab dividers labeled Homework, Test and Notes.

  • Graph paper


Science:

  • 1” or 1 ½“ 3-ring binder with 6 tab dividers

  • One three-subject spiral notebook

  • Two red pens

  • Notecards (2 packs)


Social Studies:

  • 1” or 1 ½” 3-ring binder with at least 3 tab dividers

  • One three-subject spiral notebook

  • Index cards


Summer Reading 2021 for 6th

All sixth- and seventh-grade students will be required to read at least one book over the summer. These ten books are the Junior Tome books for the 2021–22 school year. For the required summer reading, students should choose ONE of the following.

  • Echo Mountain, Lauren Wolk
  • Ground Zero, Alan Gratz
  • The Kingdom of Back, Marie Lu
  • Nowhere Boy, Katherine Marsh
  • The Unteachables, Gordon Korman
  • Wink, Rob Harrell
  • 96 Miles, J.L. Esplin
  • Ali Cross, James Patterson
  • Amari and the Night Brothers, B.B. Alston
  • Clean Getaway, Nic Stone

Books can be ordered online. Barnes and Noble has them all, but other sites will as well.

Note: Those students who plan to participate in the Junior Tome Reading Bowl during the 2021–22 school year may wish to use their time over the summer to read more than one of these books. If so, I would recommend writing out a few potential reading bowl questions and answers so that you don’t forget the plot lines of the books. We can then use these questions for review before the online tests next year.

7th Grade Supply List

For All Classes (Can be kept in advising class)

  • Personal set of earbuds
  • Pencil Case
  • Pencils
  • Highlighters of different colors
  • Colored Pencils
  • Notebook paper, college ruled
  • Markers
  • Glue sticks
  • Supply of notecards
  • Thumb drive
  • Agenda/Daily Planner to record assignments
  • 4 binders 1-inch 3-ring  ( 1 for each class.  PLEASE NO LARGER.)
  • 5 sets of dividers (academic class)
  • 4  marbled composition  notebooks, college ruled

English


Math

  • One 1-2” binder (no bigger than 2 inch is necessary)

  • WIDE RULED Notebook Paper

  • Pencil Case

  • Pencils

  • Agenda


Science

  • 2 - Marble Composition Book

  • One pack notebook paper

  • Pencils

  • Colored Pencils

  • Markers

  • 3x5 Index Cards

  • Agenda


History

  • One 1-2” binder (no bigger than 2 inch is necessary)

  • 2 packs of dividers for binder

  • Notebook Paper 

  • Pencil Case/Pencils

  • Markers

  • Colored Pencils

  • 3x5 notecards

  • One or two highlighters

  • Agenda


Drama

  • 3 Prong Folder with pockets

  • Headphones/earbuds with a microphone for recordings (Do not have to be expensive headsets)

  • Yellow highlighter

  • Notebook paper/Pencils


Music

  • Headphones

  • Three prong pocket folder

  • Notebook Paper/Pencils


Summer Reading 2021 for 7th 

All sixth- and seventh-grade students will be required to read at least one book over the summer. These ten books are the Junior Tome books for the 2021–22 school year. For the required summer reading, students should choose ONE of the following.

  • Echo Mountain, Lauren Wolk
  • Ground Zero, Alan Gratz
  • The Kingdom of Back, Marie Lu
  • Nowhere Boy, Katherine Marsh
  • The Unteachables, Gordon Korman
  • Wink, Rob Harrell
  • 96 Miles, J.L. Esplin
  • Ali Cross, James Patterson
  • Amari and the Night Brothers, B.B. Alston
  • Clean Getaway, Nic Stone

Books can be ordered online. Barnes and Noble has them all, but other sites will as well.

Note: Those students who plan to participate in the Junior Tome Reading Bowl during the 2021–22 school year may wish to use their time over the summer to read more than one of these books. If so, I would recommend writing out a few potential reading bowl questions and answers so that you don’t forget the plot lines of the books. We can then use these questions for review before the online tests next year.

8th Grade Supply List

For All Classes:

  • Agenda/Daily Planner to record assignments

  • Pens/pencils with sharpener and pouch

  • Colored Pens (can be colored pencils, thin markers, colored pens, etc) 

  • Scissors

  • Glue sticks

  • Dry Erase markers 

  • Notebook paper, college ruled

  • Earbuds


Math:

  • Graph paper

  • 3-prong folder

  • Two Composition notebooks


Science:

  • Spiral-bound notebook, college ruled, 8.5x11” (no smaller!)

  • 3-prong folder

  • Calculator (cheap 4-function)


English:


History:

  • 2” 3-ring binder

Summer Reading 2021 for 8th

This summer, rising eighth-graders must build a habit of reading and finish at least one of the books listed below. Students, set a goal for yourself. How much time will you spend reading every day or every other day? Choose ONE of the following TOME books to read and complete the “As you read. . .” tasks:

  • Amari and the Night Brothers, B. B. Alston
  • The Kingdom of Back, Marie Lu
  • Ground Zero, Alan Gratz
  • 96 Miles, J. L. Esplin
  • Nowhere Boy, Marsh
  • The Unteachables, Korman
  • The Inquisitor’s Tale, Aly
  • The Silence Between Us, Gervais

 

As you read… tasks 

Fully understand the novel in preparation for discussion

In what ways did you connect with a character or the story?

Can you summarize the story in your own words?

Collect unfamiliar vocabulary words you come across this summer both in your book and in daily life

Write a description of a unique book project idea

 

Helpful links 

Q: How do I choose a book that I will like?

A: Read about each book using the following links: https://www.goodreads.com OR https://www.arbookfind.com.

Q: Can a family read the book together? 

A: Absolutely! Find tips for a family book club on www.weareteachers.com, “How to Start a Family Book Club (Plus 11 Great Reads to Try)” by Staake.

Q: I want to participate in the Junior Tome Reading Bowl. 

A: Great! See Mrs. McClurg’s “Note” to sixth and seventh grade students (ABOVE) and follow her directions.