2019 ELA Summer Work

Incoming Freshman:

Read Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-day Child Slave by Shyima Hall.

Incoming Sophomores:

Read Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with his Mother by Sonia Nazario.

Incoming Juniors:

Read Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi.

Incoming Seniors:

Read Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League by Dan-El Padilla Peralta.

Assignment for all grades:

Consider the world around you – your local community and national news, current social or psychological trends, new scientific discoveries, or global events. Find and print an article that connects to your reading.

During the first week of school you will discuss and write about the book and article.

Be sure to bring the article to class the first day of school.

AP Language and AP Literature students have specific summer reading assignments. Please see your AP teacher for your summer reading.