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2018 High School Summer Required Reading & Assignments

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
Thematic Notebook 
 
English I GT
Thematic Notebook
 
English II PreAP

Summer Reading Handout -- https://goo.gl/x61cDo

Summer Reading Exploration Page - https://spark.adobe.com/page/nJ6mPOd84Z9Qx/

Book Roulette Video - https://goo.gl/Ph7Hj3

Pre-order form -- https://goo.gl/vaz9cY
 
Thematic Notebook
 
English II GT
Summer Reading Handout - https://goo.gl/U7B11P
Summer Reading Exploration Page - https://spark.adobe.com/page/iH1OgMqALYIX5/
Book Roulette Video - https://goo.gl/h5vPfV
Pre-order form -- https://goo.gl/gNRMi4
 
Thematic Notebook
 
English III PreAP
Summer Reading Handout -- https://goo.gl/Fw2XT8

Summer Reading Exploration Page - https://spark.adobe.com/page/49uqLhvv59vWb/

Book Roulette Video -- https://goo.gl/ERs8SG

Pre-order Google Form -- https://goo.gl/forms/6vG3XOpKiCUsbAhs1

Pre-order form -- https://goo.gl/SnpE7Q

 

Thematic Notebook

 

English IV PreAP

Summer Reading Handout -- https://goo.gl/93VUo7

Summer Reading Exploration Page - https://spark.adobe.com/page/4KqOyIcCNscKM/

Book Roulette Video - https://goo.gl/QMpd3w

Pre-order Google Form -- https://goo.gl/forms/XCF3V6wZ0RNTpqvv2

Pre-order form -- https://goo.gl/m7k1Vb

 
Thematic Notebook 
 
AP & GT Courses Required Summer Reading and Assignments
 
Advanced Academics website - lists information for all AP courses, including summer assignments.
 
 
AP BiologyThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
 
For GT Biology -- See the attached file below
 
 
 
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
 
AP Literature Summer Reading
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)
 
 
 
 
AP World History - Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage
 
AP Environmental Science
"The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert (ISBN-13: 978-0-8050-9299-8)
Options to purchase or obtain the book include - - - 

1) Purchase from Barnes and Noble Bookstore paperback $12.50  (plus tax)


2) Order online via Amazon as hardcover $17.28, or paperback $10.87, or eTextbook $9.99 (download to e-reader such as Kindle) 


3) Check out the book for free via The Allen Public Library 

 
 
No AP Summer Assignment
AP Calculus
AP Economics
AP European History
AP Government
AP Music Theory
AP Psychology
AP Spanish Language
AP Spanish Literature
AP Statistics
AP US History