We wish to congratulate all new comers

on having passed the entry test.

Over the Summer, this is what you have to do:

TASK ONE

SUMMER READING

 

WORKS YOU WILL STUDY IN 10th GRADE.

Sherman Alexie
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Edgar Alan Poe
Poems and short stories
to be read online
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/25525/25525-h/25525-h.htm
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet

TASK TWO

POETRY BY HEART

 

Visit the following website

http://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/anthology/

Choose 1 poem in the selection of over 200 poems

Learn the poem by heart

Be ready to explain why you chose it.

 

 

TASK THREE

WORKSHEETS

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie

Read the book

and fill out the 3 worksheets

you will find at the bottom of this page.

You will hand in these worksheets during your first literature class.

(either printed or reproduced by hand)

IMPORTANT

To ensure an easy transition to the 10th grade of the American section, which passing the entry test alone does not guarantee, you are strongly advised to start working diligently in the Summer on language skills on top of your 3 Summer tasks.

LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU ALL

IN SEPTEMBER.