Summer Reading


Reading throughout the summer is a requirement for all English classes at Southside High School, so get ready for a summer reading frenzy!

For Summer Reading Frenzy, you will read a combination of novels and news articles. Choice is very important to us. Therefore, you will select literature that you are interested in reading.

Why is summer reading important?

Research shows that students who read approximately 35 books per year outperform their peers on standardized tests such at the ACT and the SAT. Reading throughout the summer will keep you working toward that goal. Plus, there is no better way to learn about yourself and the world than reading.


English I & II Regulars English I Pre-AP English II Pre-AP