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Summer Reading 2018: HS English Reading

Lists and links to suggestions for great reads for the summer holidays.

HS Summer Reading Assignments 2017-2018

Summer Reading Program 2018-2019

Students Entering Grade 9 English/Language and Literature

 

What do I need to read? TWO texts. One fiction (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and one non-fiction text. The non-fiction text is completely your choice.

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English 10 (MYP Language & Literature) 2018-19

An integral part of the UNIS English and World Languages Department is our focus on the Independent Reading Program.  Upon returning in August you need to have completed the summer reading program ...[Click here for the full assignment.]

Grade 11 Language and Literature SL & HL 2018-19 

[Click here for the full assignment.] TASK 1: Read a novel over the summer. Take notes in book, on sticky notes, or in a notebook in regards to the writer’s choices that develop character, conflict, and themes. You can check out a novel from the library before the end of school....

Grade 11 Literature SL & HL 2018-19 

[Click here for the full assignment.] TASK 3: Read the first novel of our course ​(The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood). Take notes on sticky notes, or in a notebook, or in the book if its yours, in regards to the writer’s choices that develop character, conflict, and themes....

 

 

 

Grade 12 Language and Literature HL & SL (Year 2) 2018-19 

Preparation for Part 4: Critical Study of Literature and IOC (HL & SL)

Students are to re-read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and HL Poetry of Lorna Goodison.

You will need to be prepared to deliver an IOC upon your return to school.

Preparation for Part 1: Language in a Cultural Context and Part 2: Mass Communication (HL & SL)

Please choose two texts to read over the summer. [Click here for the full assignment.]

Grade 12 Literature HL & SL (Year 2) 2018-19 

TASK :​ ​Read and annotate the following texts from the website for preparation for Part 2 of the course:

  • a) Histoires ou Contes du Temps Passé, Charles Perrault
  • b) Other folk tales
  • c) An introduction to Gothic literature (selected viewings and readings)

Lists of Great Books for HS Readers

Nonfiction Recommendations for HS

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More Nonfiction for HS

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