Whole School Read


Whole School Summer Reading 2018

  1. Please select one book (at least) from the list below.
    1. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
    2. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
    3. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
    4. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart


2. Read the book selected with the following guidelines-take whatever notes you need to assist you in recalling information gained from reading with this lens

  1. Incoming freshmen-GATHERING EVIDENCE-How do we know what we know about a character or central figure’s fears, conflicts, and values as a result of this text?
  2. Incoming sophomores-RECOGNIZING MOTIFS AND LITERARY ELEMENTS-What recurring work, image, or idea conveys the overall meaning of this text?
  3. Incoming juniors-SYNTHESIZING INFORMATION-What supplemental information and additional knowledge (about geography, culture, literature, science, technology, current events, etc.) can deepen our understanding of this text?  Find this supplemental information.
  4. Incoming seniors-PERSUADING EFFECTIVELY-What is the author’s purpose for writing this book?  How does he or she convey this purpose?

3. During the week of September 17th, be prepared to respond to your reading in your English class.  

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