In addition to the assigned readings below, students need to read two additional books of their choice.
After reading the required book, students will need to complete the writing prompt which is due August 5th.
STUDENTS ENTERING 9TH LIT/COMPOSITION:
Literary: To Kill a Mockingbird
Informational: “Alabama Pardons 3 Scottsboro Boys After 80 Years”
If you do not have access to a copy of this book, you may check it out from school.
STUDENTS ENTERING AMERICAN LIT/COMP:
Literary: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Informational: “Kill the Indian, and Save the Man”: Capt. Richard H. Pratt on the Education of Native
You can obtain this by navigating to GALILEO. The new GALILEO password is pensive.
STUDENTS ENTERING BRITISH LIT/COMP, AP LANG, & AP LIT:
Informational: Beowulf: The Monsters and the Traditions