2016 Summer Reading
2016 SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS
LITERATUREAll incoming FRESHMAN Survey of Literature, Honors Survey of Literature, Exemplar Scholar Fine Arts Survey of Literature, Exemplar Scholar Fine Arts Honors Survey of Literature
Sophomore World Literature
Sophomore Honors World Literature, Exemplar Scholar Fine Arts World Literature and Exemplar Scholar Fine Arts Honors World Literature
Junior British Literature
Junior Honors British Literature
Senior American Literature
Senior Honors American Literature
AP English Language & Composition (junior or senior) Click here for the summer research assignment
AP English Literature & Composition (senior) Click here for assignments
WORLD LANGUAGESHonors French III Click here for the assignments
Honors & AP French IV Click here to view assignment sheet
AP Spanish Language and Culture Students enrolled in the AP Spanish Language and Culture class will have a series of readings and comprehension questions to complete during the summer. These readings will be accompanied by an extensive list of new vocabulary in Spanish which students will translate into English. They will also be expected to complete a grammar packet that will serve as a review of verb tenses.
AP Psychology - Click here for the summer assignment details
AP US History Click here for the summer assignment details
AP US Government - Click here for the summer assignment details
AP World History Click here for the summer assignment details
SCIENCEAP Environmental Science Buy and read the first five chapters of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. You must have the book as it will be used for discussion during the year. Buy, read, and answer the questions supplied for Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan. Click here for the assignments associated with this book.
Come to the first day of class with two assignments completed:
1. The Omnivores Dilemma questions finished (on a separate piece of paper).
2. A three to five page paper, in MLA style, comparing and contrasting Rachel Carson and Michael Pollan. In the comparison, discuss their respective roles in the environmental movement and their perceived and real impact on society. Include in the paper a short (paragraph) biography of each person. At least one passage from each book must be correctly cited in the paper.
ARTAP Art Click here for the summer assignment details
Honors Art Click here for the summer assignment details