Summer Reading

Summer reading is a long supported activity to help promote academic retention during the summer. North Garland High School encourages independent reading for all students to help reinforce comprehension and critical thinking skills.

The summer reading assignments below are categorized according to the student’s grade level during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  All students, please find the appropriate reading assignment listed below based on the ELA class you will be enrolled in for the 2019-2020 school year.

Reading Titles and Assignments


Pre-AP / Honors English II (10th)

Pre-AP / Honors English II students will complete a Khan Academy - College Board assignment.



English III (11th)

Read one of the following books:

  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez OR 
  • A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle OR 
  • A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest J. Gaines OR
  • Wonder, by R.J. Palacio OR 
  • Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

Then, complete the One-Pager assignment according to the instructions and examples provided.



AP Literature / APDC Literature (12th)

Read the following book:

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Then, complete the Summer Reading Novel Questions assignment according to the instructions provided.

For more information, please contact Mr. Clarke.