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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 *
  •         To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee *
  •         The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  •          The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  •          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 *
  •          I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
  •         The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel by Gareth Hinds *
  •          Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson *
  •           Night  by Elie Wiesel *
  •          Firestorm by David Klass *

 2.       ATTEND 1 Book Discussion at the CCHS Media Center on one of the following days: June 25, July 24, or July 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm.

 

3.       READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due August 30th   Book Project Directions.   QUESTIONS??? Contact: rucsandra.bitere@ocps.net

*limited copies available in the media center 

GRADE 9 IB English

 

1.       READ To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and COMPLETE the TKAM assignment, which is due Wednesday, August 14th .  Assignment Here!  (You must use your OCPS email account to open this Google Document!)

 

2.    READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 30thDirections:  QUESTIONS ??? Contact: shana.call@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 *
  •         Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  •         Night by Elie Weisel*
  •         Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry*
  •         And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie*
  •         Scythe by Neil Shusterman
  •        Crank by Ellen Hopkins
  •        The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera
  •        Monster by Walter Dean Myers*

2.       ATTEND 1 Book Discussion at the CCHS Media Center on one of the following days: June 25, July 24, or July 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm.

3.       READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 30th.   Book Project Directions see FLYER above. QUESTIONS??? Contact:  jasmine.taylor@ocps.net

*limited copies available in the media center

GRADE 10 IB English II: FLYER

 

1.      READ The Princess Bride By William Goldman &  COMPLETE the assignments due Wednesday, August 14th.  

 

2.      READ The Catcher in The Rye by J.D. Salinger &  COMPLETE the assignments due Wednesday, September 4th.  QUESTIONS??? Contact: Ashley.hawthorne@ocps.net
 

GRADE 11 English III & English III Honors: FLYER                                              


1.      READ One of the Following:

  •       z Friday Night Lights by Angie Thomas *
  •          I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  •           When I was Puerto Rico by Esmeralda Santiago *
  •          A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini
  •          In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  •          Into the Wild by Jon Krakeur
  •          All –American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
  •          The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway
  •          My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
  •          Papertowns by John Green

 2.      ATTEND 1 Book Discussion at the CCHS Media Center on one of the following days: June 25, July 24, or July 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm.

 

3.      READ any other grade level book of your choice and COMPLETE a book project due Friday, August 30th. DIRECTIONS HERE! (Be sure to log-in via your school email for access to the Google document!) Questions???? Contact:  Kimberly.wilson@ocps.net

 

*limited copies available in the media center

Grade 11 AP Language & Composition:  FLYER

 

1.       WRITE:  Who Are You?  500 word essay. Directions HERE!

 

2.       READ TWO of the following:

  •         Into the Wild by John Krakeur
  •         Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
  •        The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brian

 3.       COMPLETE the dialectical journal assignment for ONE of the books due Friday, August 16th.  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 and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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

See Flyer for Directions! QUESTIONS Contact Tracie.Michalski@ocps.net

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

 

1.    READ ONE of the following:

  •                      The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
  •                      The Curious Incident of a Dog at Nightime by Mark Haddon*
  •                      Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  •                      The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  •                     Patriot Games by Tom Clancy
  •                      Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  •                      Ms. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ranson Riggs
  •                     The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
  •                      Every Day by David Leviathan
  •                     The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult*

2.   ATTEND a Book Discussion at the CCHS Media Center on one of the following days: June 25, July 24, or July 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm.

 3.  READ  any other grade level book of your choice and  COMPLETE the book project due Friday, August 30th. See flyer for directions. (You must use your school email to access this google document!) Questions???? Contact:  Elizabeth.Scanlon@ocps.net 

*limited copies available in the media center
 

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 (Available at tinyurl.com/APLITSRTexts)

 

2.  COMPLETE the related assignment including the outline, research, poetry & written analysis by Wednesday, August 21st . See flyer for directions. Questions??? Contact: Jillian.simon@opcs.net

GRADE 12 IB English IV: FLYER

 

1.      READ Beloved by Toni Morrison & Seamus Heaney poems as noted on directions.

2.      COMPLETE Written analysis due Monday, August 12th.  See flyer for directions. Questions Contact: Julie.Pierce@ocps.net 

 

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