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Congratulations MHS Class of 2018!  · • 2018 Summer Reading Information is now available •
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Summer Reading Assignments

MHS English Department Summer Reading Assignments

2018-19 School Year

Please note not all courses have a written assignment that accompanies the reading assignment. Courses with required assignments are linked below. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Westervelt.


Incoming 9th Grade Students:

World Literature   

  • “The Composition” & “Christmas Morning” from A Walk in My World, edited by Anne Mazer
  • Required assignment
    • Please note this PDF is not completely accessible since it includes scanned material from other sources that cannot be made compliant. If you wish assistance with accessing the content, please contact Ms. Westervelt.

 

Incoming 10th Grade Students:

English 10 (Non-Small Learning Community Students)

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Required assignment

CGI English 10

  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker

CSJ English 10

  • "Indian Education" by Sherman Alexie
  • "This is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" by Sherman Alexie
  • Required assignment
    • Please note this PDF is not completely accessible since it includes scanned material from other sources that cannot be made compliant. If you wish assistance with accessing the content, please contact Ms. Westervelt.

Incoming 11th Grade Students:

English 11 and All Patterns Courses (Non-Small Learning Community Students):

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Required assignment

AP English Language & Composition

  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

CGI English 11

CSJ English 11

 

Incoming 12th Grade Students:

English 12 and All Patterns Courses (Non-Small Learning Community Students)

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Required assignment

AP English Literature & Composition

 

CGI English 12/AP (Based on Track):

Required assignment

AP Literature:

  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Humanities:

  • Antigone by Sophocles and Frogs by Aristophanes
  • Video - Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth, episode 1: The Democrats (Youtube)
  • “Democracy and Tragedy” from Philosophy Now

Philosophy:

  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

CSJ English 12/AP

  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Updated: 6/14/2018