*This introduction video is also in Canvas as a PPT video and may be more accessible there.
All course information is in Canvas.
Please go to Canvas through my.ncedcloud.org in order to access course material for Honors 10 and AP English Language and Composition.
2021 Summer Reading
**Take summary notes as you read. You will discuss and be assessed on the summer reading in the first two weeks of the school year.
*Hard copies, and digital or audible forms of titles not in PDF form may also be found in local libraries. Feel free to check the NGHS Media Center catalog as well.
9 Honors: Students may choose one book from the following:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury or The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
9 Standard: “All Summer in A Day” by Ray Bradbury
10 Honors: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
11 Honors and AP Language and Composition: The Color of Water by James McBride
12 Honors: Students choose one book from the following list:
Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley
The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo - PDF
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut - PDF
Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
Dark Tower: Gunslinger by Stephen King - PDF
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein - PDF
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe - PDF
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
12 AP Literature and Composition: How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster and the AP Literature Summer Reading 2021 Assignment
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