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Summer Reading Assignments

GRADE 9 English I & English I Honors:  FLYER

 

1.      READ one of the following:

·         Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar (copies in the media center)

·         To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

·         The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

·         The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

·         Gabi, Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

·         All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brandon Keily

·         Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

·         Feed by M. T. Anderson

·         The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

·         Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

·         Animal Farm by George Orwell

·         Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

·         Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

·         I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

 

2.       ATTEND 1 Book Discussion at the CCSH Media center from 1:30-2:30 on one of the following days: July 31, August 1. August 2, August 3 or August 15.

 

3.       READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 31st.   Book Project Directions.   QUESTIONS??? Contact: Craig.Olson@ocps.net

 

GRADE 9 IB English

 

1.      READ To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and COMPLETE the TKAM assignment, which is due Wednesday, August 15th . Directions: http:\\bit.do\\Bears_TKAM

 

2.      READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 31st.   Directions  QUESTIONS ??? Contact: Craig.Olson@ocps.net

 

GRADE 10 English II & English II Honors: FLYER       

 

1.      READ one of the following:

·         American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

·         The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Available in Media Center)

·         Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

·         Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry (Available in Media Center)

·         And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

·         Scythe by Neil Shusterman

·         Bad Girls with Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten

·         Samurai Rising by Pamela S. Turner

·         Monster by Walter Dean Myers

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2.      ATTEND 1 Book Discussion at the CCSH Media center from 1:30-2:30 on one of the following days: June 25, June 26, July 23, July 24 or August 15.

 

3.      READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 31st.   Book Project Directions.  QUESTIONS??? Contact:  Elizabeth.Scanlon@ocps.net

 

GRADE 10 IB English II: FLYER

 

1.      READ The Catcher in The Rye by J.D. Salinger & COMPLETE the assignments due Thursday, August 16th.

 

2.      READ The Princess Bride By William Goldman & COMPLETE the assignments due Tuesday August 14th.  QUESTIONS??? Contact:  tracie.michalski@ocps.net

 

GRADE 11 English III & English III Honors: FLYER                                                     

1.      Read ONE of the following:

·         The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (limited number available in media center)

·         I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

·        When I was Puerto Rico by Esmeralda Santiago (limited number available in media center)

·         A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini

·         In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

·         The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

·         All –American Boy by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely

·         The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway

 

2.      Attend 1 Book Discussion at the CCHS Media Center from 1:30 to 2:30 on one of the following days July 24, July 25, & August 15th.

 

3.      READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 31st. Directions. Questions???? Contact:  Elizabeth.Scanlon@ocps.net

 

Grade 11 AP Language & Composition:  FLYER

 

1.      READ two of the following:

·        Into the Wild by John Krakeur

·        Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

·        The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brian

 

2.      COMPLETE the dialectical journal assignment for ONE of the books due Friday, August 17th.  QUESTIONS???? Contact: terrie.laufer@ocps.net

Grade 11 IB English III: FLYER

 

1.      READ How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, Jane Eyre by  Charlotte Bronte, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

2.      WATCH   Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre film (2011) OR  Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby film (2013)

3.      COMPLETE Outlines, reader response, and written analysis Due Monday, August 13th

Directions! QUESTIONS Contact Helen.Philpot@ocps.net

GRADE 12 English IV College Skills or English IV Honors: FLYER

 

1.      READ 1 from Group A below:

·         Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

·         Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

·         1984 by George Orwell

·         Grendel by John Gardner

·         Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie

 

2.      READ 1 from Group B below:

·         Death Comes to Pemberley by PD James

·         The Book Thief by Mark Zusak

·         I am Malala  by Christina Lamb & Malala Yousfzai

·         Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ranson Riggs

·         Every Day by David Levithan

 

3.      COMPLETE the dialectical journal for EACH book which is due Monday, August 13th. Directions! Questions??? Contact: Elizabeth.scanlon@ocps.net

 

GRADE 12 AP Literature:  FLYER

1.      Read ALL of the following:

·         How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

·         The Stranger by Albert Camus

·         As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

·         Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Poetry by Sylvia Plath, Derek Walcott, Billy Collins, Adrienne Rich, T.S. Eliot, Tennyson, Rossetti

2.      COMPLETE the related assignment including the outline, research, poetry & written analysis by Monday, August 13th . Directions!  Questions??? Contact: Elizabeth.scanlon@ocps.net

GRADE 12 IB English IV: FLYER

 

1.      READ Beloved by Toni Morrison & Derek Walcott poems as noted on directions.

2.      COMPLETE Written analysis due Monday, August 13th.  See flyer for directions. Questions Contact: Julie.Pierce@ocps.net