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ENGLISH 7-12 GRADE SUMMER READING

The summer reading program is designed to challenge, motivate and entertain upper school students in order to encourage life-long reading habits. Research shows that students that regularly read often have a stronger vocabulary, higher test scores, do better in school, and are more prepared to succeed in college.

All reading assignments are to be completed by August 31 (students enrolling after August 1st will have until September 14).

English 7 - 8  

 

English 7 & 8—Summer Reading List - Click for PDF

English 7 & 8—Summer Reading Summary Sheet - Click for PDF

English 9

 

English 9 

Read Lord of the Flies by William Golding and complete a reading log (date, times and pages read) along with response/reactions/questions you have as you read. You DO NOT need to retell the story/what happens other than how you respond to it or what questions pop up as you read. There will be a test in the Fall when classes resume.

Lord of the Flies - Click for PDF

Why We Are Reading Lord of the Flies - Click for PDF

Reading Log - Click for PDF

English 9 (Pre-AP)

Read Lord of the Flies, The Glass Menagerie, and A Raisin in the Sun and complete a reading log for each work (date, times and pages read) along with response/reactions/questions you have as you read. You DO NOT need to retell the story/what happens other than how they respond to it or what questions pop up as they read. There will be a test and an in-class essay in the Fall when classes resume. All three works are available online or you can download the attached PDFs.

Lord of the Flies - Click for PDF

The Glass Menagerie - Click for PDF

A Raisin in the Sun - Click for PDF

Reading Log - Click for PDF

 

English 10

 

English 10

English 10—Night Summer Reading - Click for PDF

English 10 (Pre-AP)

English 10—Night Summer Reading - Click for PDF

English 10—Greek Myth Summer Reading - Click for PDF

 

English 11

 

English 11 

Read “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne 

AP English 11-- Language & Composition 

Read Jill Ker Conway’s “The Road from Coorain” 

Read Annie Dillard’s “An American Childhood” 

 

English 12

 

English 12 

English 12—Beowulf Summer Reading - Click for PDF

 

AP English 12-- Literature & Composition 

English 12 (AP)—The Body Biography - Click for PDF

English 12 (AP)—The Quotes Project - Click for PDF