This page provides links to required reading and assignments for the summer of 2018 to prepare students for their English and AP courses starting the new school year. Scroll down to find your course.
English Summer Required Reading and Assignment
Each link below shows the list of books students can choose from for their required summer reading assignment. The page following the list of books is the summer reading letter that includes all instructions for the summer reading assignment.
Note: It would be helpful to print the last page of the document for reference during the summer.
Required Summer Reading books for All ELAR II - IV and English AP classes will be available for purchase at the High School Spring Book Fair, April 23rd - 27th
English I PreAP
English I GT
English II PreAP
English II GT
English III PreAP
English IV PreAP
AP & GT Courses Required Summer Reading and Assignments
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
For GT Biology -- See the attached file below
Please note: There is no G/T Pre-AP biology summer assignment for the 2018-2019 school year. We apologize for the inadvertent post and any inconvenience this may have caused.
Students are required to read:
George Orwell’s 1984
and ONE of the following:
- The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works—and How It’s Transforming the American Economy by Charles Fishman
- Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
- Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (purchase a hard copy of the book)
How To Read Literature Like A Professor by Thomas C. Foster (may purchase electronic copy)
No AP Summer Assignment
AP European History
AP Music Theory
AP Spanish Language
AP Spanish Literature
AP US History