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Mrs.  Micki  McCullough
Exceptional Education Department Head - Eighth Grade Inclusion
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Summer Reading List 

All 6th-8th graders are expected to read daily in an independent reading novel.  If your child is not reading, please incorporate at least 30 minutes of home reading daily. 

Rising 9th graders

Yearlong combined Honors English 9 and Honors World History

Princess-Jean Sassoon(due in August)

To Kill a Mockingbird-Harper Lee(due in January)

Students are to read both novels and maintain dialectic journals for each. The journals should contain 40 quotes per novel; include page numbers (location numbers are fine for Kindle). Dialectical journals must be typed. Be sure to demonstrate that you have read the entire book by gathering quotes throughout the text. The journals for To Kill a Mockingbird will not be due until second semester. If you are unsure about how to complete a dialectic journal, you may email Ms. Howe at howe_ashley@hcde.org.

 

Semester long Honors English 9

Oliver Twist- Charles Dickens

The Odyssey- Homer

Students are to read the novel and maintain a dialectic journal. The journals should contain 40 quotes per novel; include page numbers (location numbers are fine for Kindle). Dialectical journals must be typed. Be sure to demonstrate that you have read the entire book by gathering quotes throughout the text. Journals will be due the first day of school.

Sample Dialectical Journal

 

Standard English 9

Oliver Twist-Charles Dickens

Students are to read the novel and maintain a dialectic journal. The journals should contain 40 quotes per novel; include page numbers (location numbers are fine for Kindle). Dialectical journals must be typed. Be sure to demonstrate that you have read the entire book by gathering quotes throughout the text. Journals will be due the first day of school.