Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Summer Reading Assignment

Senior Reading List Read THREE books total.

1. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

2. Choose one of these two works of fiction:
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, OR
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

3. Choose one of these two works of fiction:
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, OR
Forty-Seven Ronin by John Allyn

Select a book from each number under the appropriate grade level.
Reading Log: Every 1-3 chapters write a reflection in your composition notebook journal. Reflections should be around 1-3 pages and should address the following questions:

o What is going on in this chapter(s)?
o What issues and/or conflicts are presented in this chapter(s)book?
o What questions do I have?
o Make a personal connection to what you have read thus far.

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