2019 English Summer Assignments

Incoming 9th Grade Summer Reading - 2019

Your 9th grade English teachers want you to enjoy your summer. We would also like you to read as many of these short stories as you can. When you return to school, we will be discussing what you have read; we are interested in hearing which stories you really like, and why!  You can choose from various “menu” options.

 9th GradeSummer Assignment 2019 - Final 1.pdf 

 

10th Grade Summer Assignment - 2019

Your tenth-grade English teachers look forward to meeting you next year!  In preparation, this summer you will read ONE of the following books: Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, Turtles All the Way Down by John Green, or The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. 

 10th Grade Summer Reading 2019 - Final.pdf 

11th Grade Summer Assignment - 2019

Your eleventh-grade English teachers look forward to meeting you next year!  In preparation, this summer you will read ONE of the following books:  Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan, The Color of Water by James McBride, or The House of Broken Angels by Alberto Urrea.

 11th Grade Summer Assignment 2019 - Final.pdf 

English 10H Summer Project - 2019

Welcome to 10H! Over the summer, you will read George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, 1984.   Please complete the two assignments below to show knowledge and understanding of the texts.  We will begin the year together with a reading quiz on 1984 followed by a discussion of your responses, all of which will culminate with a literary essay. 

 English 10H 1984 Summer Project 2019.pdf 

English 11H Summer Assignment - 2019

Welcome to 11H! Over the summer, you will read Fahrenheit 451 and one additional text of your choice.   Please complete the assignments below to show knowledge and understanding of the texts. We will begin the year together with a discussion of your responses, all of which will culminate with a literary essay.

 11 English Honors Summer Assignment 2019-2020.pdf