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English: Entering Grade 11 (All Students)

Entering CP4 Juniors (EN372): Read all of the documents below and complete the worksheet: 
To view the worksheet, click on the Google Doc.
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Entering CP2 Juniors (EN331): Read all of the documents below and complete the worksheet: 
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All texts are available online using the links provided.   You can listen to the nonfiction articles by going to the website and using the  Read Aloud  extension on your  Chrome  browser.   For installation instructions, click here. 

All Entering Honors Juniors (EN390) : Complete Assignment

Part 1: Nonfiction Reading: 
Select One Book:
undefinedRead and annotate (or explicate) M.K. Asante’s Buck: A Memoir.  Your annotations should be a combination of your personal reactions, definitions, comments about the meaning of each section, the organization/structure, perspective, tone and other rhetorical strategies used.  MATURE CONTENT WARNING: This is not the selection for you if you find foul language and violence offensive.  

OR

undefinedRead and annotate (or explicate) Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Your annotations should be a combination of your personal reactions, definitions, comments about the meaning of each section, the organization/structure, perspective, tone and other rhetorical strategies used.
NOTE:  You must read the original version of the book NOT the "young adult" version.

*We will use your summer reading for the first several assignments during weeks 1-2 of academics. 


 

Part 2: *Optional/Recommended Preparation Work*

A.  Learning About Your World (Current Events)
Throughout the summer, you should read pertinent news articles on current events.  The purpose of this activity is for you to read and become informed about the world outside of yourselves. Having more background knowledge on contemporary issues will make you a better AP Language student and a better citizen.

B. Watch documentaries and listen to podcasts.  

AP Language and Composition: Complete Assignment

Part 1: Nonfiction Reading: 
Select One Book:
undefinedRead and annotate (or explicate) M.K. Asante’s Buck: A Memoir. Your annotations should be a combination of your personal reactions, definitions, comments about the meaning of each section, the organization/structure, perspective, tone and other rhetorical strategies used.  MATURE CONTENT WARNING: This is not the selection for you if you find foul language and violence offensive.  

OR

undefinedRead and annotate (or explicate) Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Your annotations should be a combination of your personal reactions, definitions, comments about the meaning of each section, the organization/structure, perspective, tone and other rhetorical strategies used.  NOTE:  You must read the original version of the book NOT the "young adult" version.

*We will use your summer reading for the first several assignments during weeks 1-2 of academics. 


Part 2: Get Acquainted with AP Language:  Study the terminology on Quizlet. 
https://quizlet.com/18951185/all-ap-language-and-composition-terms-flash-cards/ 

*There will be an assessment week 1 of class. 


Part 3: *Optional/Recommended Preparation Work*

A.  Learning About Your World (Current Events)
Throughout the summer, you should read pertinent news articles on current events.  The purpose of this activity is for you to read and become informed about the world outside of yourselves. Having more background knowledge on contemporary issues will make you a better AP Language student and a better citizen.

B. We highly recommend that you are familiar with the following charters of freedom: 
The Declaration of Independence
The U.S. Constitution
The Bill of Rights

C. Watch documentaries and listen to podcasts.  

Advanced Placement Environmental Science Summer Assignment

Only Grade 11 AP Environmental Science:  
Click to view the FULL PDF of the assignment, resources, review sheets, and questions. There are 4 parts to the summer assignment:

  • ASSIGNMENT #1: Current Events: Environmental Articles Summaries & Reflections (20 points)
  • ASSIGNMENT #2: Be Aware of and Enjoy Nature (20 points)
  • ASSIGNMENT #3: AP Environmental Science Math Review (20 points)
  • ASSIGNMENT #4: Home Movie Questions (5 points)

Read the directions for each section carefully! 
All work is to be completed on your own. You may not work with other students to complete this assignment. It is expected that your work will be done on your own and not plagiarized. 
This assignment is due the first day of class it will count as your first test grade for Quarter 1.
During the first week of classes, we will have a test on the math concepts from Assignment #3.

Advanced Placement Chemistry Summer Assignment

Only Grade 11 AP Chemistry:  

Click on this link to view the full PDF of the assignment with resources, terms, trends, and problems.