2015-2016 Freshman English Curriculum Map-(linked) All dates are approximate. Due to the cross-curricular nature of the Freshman Program, some assessments and projects may be arranged to better facilitate an interdisciplinary focus.
SUMMER READING- Freshman Summer Reading (Updated 2017)
All students must read The Reason I Jump, by Naoki Higashida, translated by David Mitchell before school begins.
Text books for the school year (please have all of these books purchased before the first day of school):
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Additionally, we will read Sophocles’ Antigone. These texts will be provided for you. Finally, we will be reading one Shakespeare play based on your teacher’s selection and versions of the text will be made available.
100 Best-Ever Teen Novels (2012 List from NPR as voted upon)