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Grade 9 Assignment

ELA Grade 9 Summer Reading (College Preparatory & Honors) 2017

Summer Reading for year 2017

Greetings!  As you know summer reading is a tradition for most high schools across the United States.  Summer reading is a way for you to keep your brain "fit'" and it has been stated that the more a person reads, the better they read.  Overall, we encourage you to take advantage of the reading options available, and, hopefully, find a little enjoyment while reading.  

*SUMMER READING FOR ENGLISH 9 HONORS IS REQUIRED.

*SUMMER READING FOR ENGLISH 9 COLLEGE IS SUGGESTED.


Step 1: Choose a Book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

The Boy in Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Steven Chobsky



Step 2Complete the Assignment described below. 

Complete the NOVEL GUIDE Questions completely and with detail. (click on link to access)

*For English 9 Honors, this is required.

**For English 9 College Preparatory, this is optional. If the assignment is completed, it will be rewarded with a bonus quiz grade.


Step 3:  The Return to School 

English 9 Honors students will compose a short essay about the novel, upon the return to school.  Classes will also participate in review activities for better understanding of the novel.

If you have any concerns or questions about summer reading or the assignments, please feel free to contact any 9th grade teacher.

Mr. Brown:        nbrown@wsps.org     

Mrs. Harder:     harder@wsps.org

Mr. Johnson:     djohnson@wsps.org

Mrs. Venneri:    venneri@wsps.org 

Mrs. White:       sdwhite@wsps.org




 GOOD LUCK!