Novel studies & summer reading

Novel studies

Below are the novel studies students will be participating in this school year through their English classes: 

Course Title & Author 
English I Honors
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
9th Grade P-TECH English 
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
English III
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
AP English Language 
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Anthem by Ayn Rand
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

 

Recommended summer reading

Studies have shown that students who read outside of school can have increased growth in vocabulary, reading comprehension, and verbal fluency. Students who read independently, not only become better readers by score higher on achievement tests in all subject areas. 

Looking for a book to read? Try one of the books on these reading lists: