Although the summer just started, it’s important to remember those summer assignments. It’s better to get a jump start on your work over the summer, than be scrambling in August to get it done. The summer assignments for Millbrook students next year are as follows.
Honor’s English 9:
-Read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
-Complete a dialectical journal to encourage critical thinking
-Collaborate online with other students to help create meaning
Honor’s English 10:
-Read Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
-Use the cultural categories note-taker to record ideas about each category with thorough, insightful and specific quotes references from the novel
-Participate in online discussions on the Honor’s English summer Google Classroom
AP English 11:
-Read Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
-Get on the internet, go through your magazine and newspaper subscriptions, and watch TV. You will choose, analyze, and interpret examples of visual and/or print media sources that use persuasion. You will need 5 examples, total. Think about the examples you choose—find some that are in your areas of interest.
AP English 12:
-Read two texts from within the same time period in British literature (choose from the books listed on the informational packet given to future AP English 12 students)
-Write a 1000-1500 word comparative analysis paper determining the defining features of writing during that time period, due the first day of class
-Complete the review packet given by Ms. Barker
Refer to your packets, informational sheets and google classrooms for more information and help with your assignments. Good luck!