Summer Reads for Upper School 2018

For Rising 9th Graders

Rising 9th graders must read 2 BOOKS over the summer.

1 book for English

1 book for History

 Please read the first 3 parts (6 chapters)

for Honors Math 1 students

Complete the work below and review the answers. Contact Mr. Lewis if you have questions.

For Rising 10th Graders

Rising 10th graders must read 2 BOOKS over the summer.

1 book for English

1 book for History

for Honors Math 2 students

Contact Mr. Bourbeau for the WebAssign Summer Work

for Honors Chemistry students

For Rising 11th Graders

Rising Juniors must read 2 BOOKS over the summer.

1 book for English

Choose one book from this list to read over the summer. 

1 book for History

for US Survey students:


for AP US History Students:

All AP US History students should also read pp. 29-31 in Chapter 1 and all of Chapter 2 in the textbook, “America’s History” by Henretta et al. (9th edition for the AP Course).

for AB Calculus students

Contact Ms. Collard for the Summer Review packet

 

for AP Chemistry students

Students will receive an invitation to an online self-paced review course called "FlinnPrep". The first ten units of the course are review to be completed before beginning AP Chem. The remaining units will be covered next April. If you have not received an invitation to FlinnPrep, please contact Mx. Perkins

 

for Honors Physics students

Contact Ms. Kjonaas for the Summer Work

For Rising 12th Graders

Rising Seniors must read 1 book over the summer for English.

Choose one book from this list of titles to read over the summer. 

for AB Calculus students

Contact Ms. Collard for the Summer Review packet

 

for BC Calculus students

Contact Mr. Wharton for the Summer Review packet

 

for AP French students

Contact Ms. Greenberg for the Summer Work

 

for AP Spanish students

Contact Ms. Martin for the Summer Work

 

for AP Biology students

Refer to AP Biology Course Classroom Page - Link sent by email in June. Contact Mr. Wemple for assistance 

 

for Honors Physics students

Contact Ms. Kjonaas for the Summer Work

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9th Grade

  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

10th Grade

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

11th Grade

12th Grade

 

9th Grade:

  • An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage -- Please read the first 3 parts (6 chapters)

10th  Grade:

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

11th  Grade:

   US Survey:

  • Curated Live Binder of articles from the US History teachers. Instructions are included in the Live Binder.

   Advanced Placement US History:

  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi 
  • All AP US History students should also read pp. 29-31 in Chapter 1 and all of Chapter 2 in the textbook, “America’s History” by Henretta et al. (9th edition for the AP Course).

It is expected that students in the following math courses will do the following work over the summer

Honors Math 1 — Summer packet with answers available

Honors Math 2 — WebAssign summer work, contact Mr. Bourbeau

Calculus AB — Summer packet, contact Ms. Collard

Calculus BC — Summer packet, contact Mr. Wharton

AP French  Summer packet, contact Ms. Greenberg 

AP Spanish  Summer packet, contact Ms. Martin 

Honors Chemistry — Read the following introduction and then review these math skills and their answers

AP Chemistry  Students will receive an invitation to an online self-paced review course called "FlinnPrep". The first ten units of the course are review to be completed before beginning AP Chem.  The remaining units will be covered next April.  If you have not received an invitation to FlinnPrep, please contact Mx. Perkins

Honors Physics  Summer packet, contact Ms.Kjonaas

AP Biology  Summer Assignment - Refer to AP Biology Course Classroom Page - Link sent by email in June. Contact Mr. Wemple for assistance 

All other classes: no summer work