11th - 12th Grade Summer Reading

11th Grade Summer Reading List
Stewarts Creek High School
Honors English III

All Honors English III students will be required to have read one of the novel listed below:
-A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry – students will be responsible for keeping a reading journal that will include the elements identified below. Students will turn this in to their English III teacher the first day full day of school.
     A. Summarize the plot occurrences or ideas in the scene, including how they further the story (Act 1 scene i, Act I scene ii, Act II scene i, Act II scene ii, Act III).
     B. Include one significant quote from each scene that you appreciated, identified with, or recognized as powerful. For each quote, explain why you chose it in a fully developed paragraph.
*Your summer reading will be evaluated during the first few weeks of school and will count as practice/assessments on your first nine weeks’ grade.
 
Advanced Honors English III
All Advanced Honors III students will be required to have read one of the selections listed below:
-A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
-The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

*Your summer reading will be evaluated during the first few weeks of school and will count as practice/assessments on your first nine weeks’ grade.
Advanced Placement English III – Language and Composition

All AP English III students will be required to read the 2 (TWO) novels listed below:
-*Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (ALL Pre-AP English and AP English students are required to read this text.) (*On the AP Test-listed at College Board)
-How to Read Literature like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster. (This book is suggested on the College Board LISTSERV to assist students in AP English / College-level English course work. This work of nonfiction may contain sections addressing intense and mature subject matter found in AP meritable works. Contact the teacher if you require an alternate read.)
 
*Your summer reading will be evaluated during the first few weeks of school and will count as practice/assessments on your first nine weeks’ grade.

12th Grade Summer Reading List
Stewarts Creek High School
Honors English IV

All Honors English IV students will be required to have read the novel listed below:
-Lord of the Flies by William Golding
-Hillbilly Elegy by J D Vance
Your summer reading will be evaluated during the first few weeks of school and will count as practice/assessments on your first nine weeks’ grade.

*Optional for ALL Rising Seniors:
-Hillbilly Elegy by J D Vance
This year’s essay contest is a bit different. More details can be found in the MTSU Reading Folder - including some important suggestions and guidelines for students to follow when writing their essay.
One essay winner will be selected from EACH Rutherford County High School that participates. These students and their teacher will be invited to meet the author at a luncheon prior to MTSU’s Convocation. See Handout for me information.
Advanced Placement English IV – Literature and Composition

All AP English IV students will be required to read the 2 (TWO) novels listed below:
-*Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (ALL Pre-AP English and AP English students are required to read this text.) (*On the AP Test-listed at College Board)
(*On the AP Test-listed at College Board)
  Choice #2 Options:
-I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
-Fences by August Wilson (*On the AP Test-listed at College Board)
Your summer reading will be evaluated during the first few weeks of school and will count as practice/assessments on your first nine weeks’ grade.