Summer Reading GRADE 12

Grade 12 Standard & Honors

 

This summer, you will have the choice of reading what you love to read. You may select any genre and any style reading material that you desire. After reading your selection, you may choose one of the following assignments:

 

  1. Write a letter to the author explaining two things that you liked, how you were affected by the story, and what event(s) you would have changed in the plot.

     

  2. Create a Dialectical Journal in which you identify 16 significant quotes from the book. Four (4) quotes must relate to characterization, four (4) quotes must relate to setting, four (4) quotes must relate to plot, and four (4) quotes must relate to theme.

    Example:

    Quote

    Page #

    Explanation of how this quote relates to device

    “I think there’s just one kind of folks.”

    3

    This quote relates to the theme of prejudice because it shows us how young Scout believes that we live in an idealized world where everyone is the same, despite our differences.

  3. Choose a social media site such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat. Make a weekly post relating to characters, setting, plot, or theme about your chosen book beginning the week of *7/1/19, *7/8/19,* 7/15/19, *7/22/19, *7/29/19, *8/5/19, *8/12/19 and *8/19/19.

 

Be prepared to show each post to your English teacher by the end of the first week of school.