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2019 English Department Summer Reading Assignments

All English courses have a required summer reading assignment. Please click on the specific course links to be directed to the assignment and rubric.  If you have any questions, please contact the course instructor or Ms. Sara Lhotka at

Summer Reading 2019-2020 Assignment
Complete the assignment for the novel and be prepared to submit the assignment to the second day of school. All students received the assignment from their English teacher. The assignments are also available on the Montini Catholic website and on Schoology. For Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, please use the following code to join the Schoology group page: 8XJZS-4PB6F.

Sample Double Entry Journal

Freshman Reading List/English 9(Select One):
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Bluefish by Pat Schmatz
Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Click here for more detailed information on the Freshman summer reading assignments.

Sophomore Selection/English 10 (Select One):
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Regular and Honors Junior Selection/English 11 (Select One):
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
The Year We Disappeared by Cylin Busby and John Busby
Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler

AP English 11 Language and Composition (Select One):
The Color of Water by James McBride
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Regular English 12 Selection:
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson and Susy Flory
The Shack by William P. Young

Honors English 12 (Select One)
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
The Shack by William P. Young
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

AP English 12 Literature and Composition (Select One):
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
Native Son by Richard Wright

Schoology Summer Reading Assignments Group
1. Open the Schoology App
2. Select Groups from the menu on the left
3. Select the + sign at the top of the Groups Menus
4. A Group Access Code box will pop-up
5. Access Code: 8XJZS-4PB6F
6. The group page is called English Summer Reading Assignments
7. Select Resources from the menu on the left
8. The assignments are organized by graduating class
Students are encouraged to upload the documents into their Google Drive.

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