39 Students requested Blossomwood, Huntsville Jr., or Jones ...

39 Students requested Blossomwood, Huntsville Jr., or Jones ...

Secondary Programs Summer Reading Antoinette Parker District Curriculum Specialist April 05, 2018 Summer Reading The purpose of summer reading is to encourage students to practice reading skills and develop an enjoyment for reading.

An information packet will be shared with parents, students, and teachers to include: expectations, commonly asked questions, suggested novels, how to access novels, and book talk framework. The packet will be available on the HCS website and in paper form. Students will read one of the novels from the list for their grade span or a novel of their choice.

2 Summer Reading Students in Honors, AP, and IB English will have an additional reading assignment which will also be posted on the HCS website. Students will complete a book talk project on their selected book and submit it no later than August 17, 2018. A book talk tries to convince or persuade a person to read the book. The essence of a book talk is to sell, dont tell.

3 Middle School Selection Pacific 1942:Not a Drop to Drink by Todd Olson Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Secrets, Lies, and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman 4 Middle School Selection The Skin Im In by Sharon Flake

Ghost by Jason Reynolds The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Bradley Hatchet by Gary Paulsen 5 High School Selection

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs March Book Two By John Lewis Crossed by Ally Condie Forge by Laurie H. Anderson 6 High School Selection

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte You Dont Even Know Me by Sharon Flake Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys FlyGirl by Sherri L. Smith 7 Honors and AP Selection

Grade 6: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls Grade 7: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L Engle Grade 8: The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor 8 Honors and AP Selection Grade 9: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Grade 10: Warriors Dont Cry by Melba Patillo Beals

Grade 11: (IB & AP English Language); The Things They Carried by Tim OBrien Grade 12: (IB & AP English Literature): Life of Pi by Yann Martel 9 10

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