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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 2017. Each English student is required to read two books over summer vacation.

9 English; 9 Applied English; 10 English; 10 Applied English; 11 English; 11 Applied English, 12 Applied English: 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 2017 summer reading packet. 12 English, 9 Honors English, 10 Honors English, 11 Honors English, and AP English have assigned readings that are listed below. You can pick up the novels for these classes in the respective teachers classrooms. They will make an announcement regarding the dates.


12 English; 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: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway: pre-read material and reading response questions listed on teacher's web site. Book 2: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte: pre-read material and reading response questions listed on teacher's web site.

Link to Mrs.Moyer's website
https://sites.google.com/a/jtasd.org/miss-miller-s-english/11-honors-summer-reading-2017


Advanced Placement English:
Book 1: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller: pre-read material and reading response questions listed on teacher's web site. Book 2: The Stranger by Albert Camus:
pre-read material and reading response questions listed on teacher's web site.

Link to Mrs. Miller's website

http://trudyamiller.wikispaces.com/Summer+Reading+2017