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Sophomore Honors Summer Reading List

Dear Incoming Sophomore Honors Students:

 

Listed below are the titles for your required summer reading assignment.    Upon your return to school in September, your teacher will require you to complete an assignment based on your reading and to  write an argumentative essay on an individual’s basic human rights, which will count for part of your first marking period grade.  All books may be borrowed from the public library, purchased at your local bookstore, or on the Internet.  The UN Declaration of Human Rights is available as a pdf file with a link posted on our Library web page. You must read all three books, and the non-fiction document for the class you will enter in September. Instructions for completing a DEJ as you read, are listed on the flip side of this list.  Teachers will work with you in September to use your textual evidence and assist you to write a highly effective essay.  We encourage you to read independently. Extra credit will be given to those students who show evidence of reading more than the required three texts.  Challenge yourself!

 

All Sophomores will take the PSAT exam in the Spring—the best way to prepare is to READ!

 

Grade 10-Honor Academy-E3H

                  Golding                         Lord of the Flies

                  Orwell                          Animal Farm                                                                  

                  Zusak                            The Book Thief  (CCS Text Exemplar)

                 

         Required Non-Fiction Document:

United Nations               Declaration of Human Rights

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Documents/UDHR_Translations/eng.pdf

 

We look forward to seeing you in September.  Have a wonderful summer.

                                                                                               

Sincerely,

 

 

 

                                                                                                Virginia Izzo

                                                                                                 Assistant Principal

                                                                                                 English Department