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English Assignments

Read The Pearl by John Steinbeck. As you read, complete the Theme Log. Theme Logs should be printed and responses should be handwritten. You will submit photos of your work via Schoology during the first week back to school.

Theme Log

Themes to focus on: Greed, native cultures and oppression, and the value of family and love.

Read The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. As you read, complete the theme log. Theme Logs should be printed and responses should be handwritten. You will submit photos of your work via Schoology during the first week back to school. 

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Theme Log

Themes to focus on: Good versus evil, external appearances, societal expectations, duplicity of man.

Read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As you read, complete the theme log. Theme Logs should be printed and responses should be handwritten. You will submit photos of your work via Schoology during the first week back to school.

Theme Log

Themes to focus on: Identity in a multicultural world, how dreams change from childhood to adolescence, the American experience, overcoming societal challenges, and finding your “voice.”

This is a two-part assignment. Part 1: Read Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. As you read, identify what personality traits you learn about the protagonist (Jane) by the stories she shares. Write a list of 5 of these personality traits and for each trait, in 2 to 3 sentences, describe an example from the book that illustrates it. Part 2: After reading the book, self-reflect on 10 personality traits you think you have. Next, list the traits and, in two to three sentences for each one, describe a personal experience that best exemplifies that specific personality trait. Both parts of this assignment should be completed electronically in an MLA style document and will be submitted via Schoology during the first week back to school.

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Books:

  1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

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Books:

  1. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (Harper Perennial Modern Classics, ISBN: 978-0060850524)
  2. 1984 by George Orwell (Signet Classics, ISBN: 978-0451524935)

AP Assignments

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