Summer Assignments - Posted 6/20/19

9th Grade (Class of 2023) Summer Assignment
Step 1: Read closely and annotate fully.  Reading closely involves questioning the text and defining unknown words.  Annotation involves highlights and/or making notations that capture the most important ideas in the book, connecting ideas, writing down reaction you have while reading, commenting on the author's style, and noting ambiguity in the text.  For examples and instructions click here.
 
Step 2: Select the ten most important quotes in the Pearl and place them in a Say-Mean-Matter chart (For a sample chart, click here).  The quotes can be a description or a dialogue.  Choose quotes that show the conflicts between the main character and various members of his community.
 
 
10th Grade (Class of 2022) Summer Assignment
English 10: Read 1984 by George Orwell
Step 1: Read closely and annotate fully.  Reading closely involves questioning the text and defining unknown words.  Annotation involves highlights and/or making notations that capture the most important ideas in the book, connecting ideas, writing down reaction you have while reading, commenting on the author's style, and noting ambiguity in the text.  For examples and instructions click here.

Step 2: Select at least 15 of the MOST important/interesting/intriguing quotes in the novel and discuss the perspectives of the characters, the bonds they make, and the idea of government control versus personal freedom.  Consider the idea of balance and its importance.  Create a say-mean-matter chart containing at least 15 quotes (For a sample chart, click here)

AP World History students can go to classroom.google.com and use their LAUSD email and code t7tq6n to access the AP World History Course page.
 
 
11th Grade (Class of 2021) Summer Assignment
For the summer assignments, click here
 
12th Grade (Class of 2020) Summer Assignment
Students can access the summer assignment on Google Classroom (was shared to all Class of 2020 students through Schoology).  Students will need the following code to access the site: 8yl4mu6.  If you have any questions, email Ms. Clayton.
 
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