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NOTE: This page shows the summer reading assignments and instructions for all English classes in Jim Thorpe Area High School for Summer 2016. Each English student is required to read two books over summer vacation.

9 English; 9 Applied Communications; 10 English; 10 Applied Communications; 11 English; 11 Applied Communications: Book 1: student's choice and an oral presentation. Book 2: from the grade appropriate list in the summer reading packet below and complete "Book Evaluation Form" in packet.
Students may not choose a book that is in the high school inventory, which is listed in the 2016 summer reading packet.



12 English; 12 Applied Communications: Book 1: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and complete study guide questions in packet below. Book 2: one book of the student's choice from the grade appropriate list in the above 2016 summer reading packet and an oral report (also listed in reading packet). Students may not choose a book that is in the high school inventory, which is listed in the 2016 summer reading packet.



9 Honors English: Book 1: Sleeping Freshman Never Lie by David Lubar and complete study guide questions in packet below. Book 2: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky or a book of choice from the list in the packet below. Complete "Book Evaluation Form" in 2016 summer reading packet listed above for Book 2.



10 Honors English: Book 1: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlossser and complete study guide questions listed below. Book 2: Maximum Ride: The Angle Experiment by James Patterson and complete study guide questions listed below.




11 Honors English: Book 1: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and complete study guide questions listed on teacher's web site. Book 2: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway and complete study guide questions listed on techer's web site.

Link to Mrs. Moyer's website

https://sites.google.com/a/jtasd.org/miss-miller-s-english/home/11-honors-world-literature/summer-reading-2016

Advanced Placement English: Book 1: The Color Purple by Alice Walker and complete study guide questions listed on teacher's web site. Book 2: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
and complete study guide questions listed on teacher's web site.

Link to Mrs. Miller's website

http://trudyamiller.wikispaces.com/Summer+Reading+2016

College English !: Book 1: Song of Solomon by Tony Morrison and complete study guide questions listed in packet below. Book 2: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw and complete study guide questions listed in packer below.