Rising Standard 9th grade students: Read (1) the NY Times article "Competitive Marble Racing Finds Fans in a World Missing Sports" by Mariel Padilla, (2) the NY Times article "'Murder Hornets' in the US" by Mike Baker and (3) the short story "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury. *Take notes on the readings and bring them to school.
Rising Honors 9th grade students: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. *Take notes in your novel or on notebook paper.
Rising Honors 10th grade students: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys. *Take notes in your novel or on notebook paper
Rising Standard 11th grade students: Read (1) the Newsela article “Is It Time for America to Allow Prisoners the Right to Vote?” and write a one-paragraph response giving your opinion on the issue, and (2) choose an article to read from one of the following sources: Sports Illustrated, Politico, Our State, Forbes, Time, Popular Science, The Atlantic*Print out the article you choose, read it, complete the *SPACECAT analysis organizer: read each description and fill in the boxes based on your article, and bring it all to school with you the first week. *Check out the PPT on SPACECAT for more information.
Rising Honors 11th grade students: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer *Take notes in your book or on notebook paper
Rising AP 11th grade students: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey *Take notes in your novel or on notebook paper
Rising Honors 12th grade students: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. As you read, complete the Quote Journal --file access below. Due the first week.
Rising AP 12th grade students: Read (1) How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, (2) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and (3) a choice novel from Novel Choice List and Quote Journals--file access below. Due the first week.