WALNUT HILLS HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS: 2011-12

 

There will student workshop day to discuss books and assignments: WED AUGUST 10: 10 AM to 11 PM in MOD B—English classrooms; all are welcome

NOTE: this listing only has the titles for each course not the written assignments—they will be provided on the first day of school EXCEPT for English 12 AA and 12 AP: see the library website or the school website for that information.

 

Students in grades 8 - 11  ONLY will need to do a SOAPSTONE prewriting assignment for each  

assigned book—see the library website or school website for that information. Click HERE for the Soapstone form.

All readings and assignments are due on the first day of school—no excuses will be accepted!

All books are readily available through the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

 

7TH GRADE ENGLISH                                                                                       

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS   BOYNE  

 

8TH GRADE ENGLISH                                                                                                                   

TOM SAWYER  TWAIN

 

 8TH GRADE ENGLISH HONORS                                                                                           

TOM SAWYER   TWAIN                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                               

9TH GRADE ENGLISH                                                                                                                    

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD   LEE                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                         

9TH GRADE ENGLISH AA                                                                                                             

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD   LEE                                                                                                            

MAUS   SPIEGELMAN                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

9TH GRADE ENGLISH HONORS                                                                        

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD   LEE                                                                                                                          

THE ODYSSEY (Robert Fitzgerald translation)   HOMER                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                 

10TH GRADE ENGLISH                                                                                                                  

THE COLOR OF WATER   McBRIDE                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                 

10TH GRADE ENGLISH AA                                                                                                           

THE COLOR OF WATER   McBRIDE                                                                                                     

OF MICE AND MEN   STEINBECK                                                                                                         

PURCHASE: A WRITER’S REFERENCE  HACKER (any edition; Bedford/St Martins)

                               

11TH GRADE ENGLISH                                                                                     

WUTHERING HEIGHTS   BRONTE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11TH GRADE ENGLISH         AA                                                                              

WUTHERING HEIGHTS   BRONTE

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY IRVING       

 

11TH GRADE ENGLISH  AP                                                                               

WUTHERING HEIGHTS   BRONTE

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY IRVING  

INTO THE WILD KRAKAUER

 

12TH GRADE ENGLISH AA  

 

ALL STUDENTS READ TWO SELECTIONS FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST:

 

THE GLASS CASTLE  WALLS

RESTAVEC: FROM HAITAN SLAVE CHILD TO MIDDLE CLASS AMERICAN CADET

LAKOTA WOMAN  DOG AND ERDOES

ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY SEDARIS

KAFFIR BOY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY MATHABANE

A SUMMER OF LIFE  SOTO

THE OPPOSITE OF FATE TAN

 

12TH GRADE ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION   

 

ALL STUDENTS READ THE FOLLOWING TWO BOOKS: 

 

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT DOSTOEVSKY

HANDMAID’S TALE ATWOOD

 

AND READ ONE SELCTION FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST:

 

ANTIGONE SOPHOCLES

DR. FAUSTUS MARLOWE

FANCES WILSON

ROSENKRANTZ AND GILDENSTERN ARE DEAD STOPPARD

SAINT JOAN SHAW

WAITING FOR GODOT BECKETT

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? ALBEE