Grade 11 Summer Enrichment

The information on this page details the summer enrichment assignments for 11th grade students.

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ENGLISH

For both Honors and College Prep, please click on the link for the course to access the written assignments to complete over the summer. An in-class assessment may also follow in the first few weeks of school.

Those students taking English 3: American Literature Honors will read three works:

  1. Death of a Salesman. Arthur Miller. Penguin Books, ISBN 9780140481341
  2. Fences. August Wilson. Plume, ISBN 978-0452264014
  3. A Farewell to Arms. Ernest Hemingway. Gardners Books, ISBN 978-0099910107

Those students taking English 3: American Literature CP will read two works:

  1. Death of a Salesman. Arthur Miller. Penguin Books, ISBN 9780140481341
  2. Fences. August Wilson. Plume, ISBN 978-0452264014

All of the titles listed above are paperbacks and, unless otherwise indicated, should be purchased in print format.

THEOLOGY

All juniors will read Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times by Eyal Press. Picador, ISBN 9781250024084 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

A written assessment will be given during the first full week of school. Additionally, the students will need the text for coursework in Quarter 1.

MATH

Those students taking Algebra II (College Prep or Honors), Pre-Calculus (College Prep or Honors) or Calculus (Honors) can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course titles in this paragraph.

The assignment for each of the above College Prep and Honors courses will be due on Sept. 10, 2020.

ECONOMICS (Honors)

Those students taking Economics (Honors) are required to read Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich. Picador. 10th Edition. ISBN 9780312626686

Students should come prepared to discuss the reading assignment at the first class meeting. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email Mr. Scarlata.

SCIENCE

Those students taking Physics (Honors) are required to read Chapter 1 of the textbook and complete a Chapter 1 Review Packet. Students can download the related summer assignment and assessments by clicking the links in this paragraph. The assignment for this course will be due on the second full day of classes.

Those students taking Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics have no summer enrichment assignment.

Those students taking Environmental Science can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the link in the course title. The assignment for this course will be due on the second full day of classes.

SPANISH

Those students taking Spanish III (College Prep or Honors), or Spanish IV (Honors) can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course titles in this paragraph.

Important Note: Portions of the assignment will be due throughout the summer—please pay close attention to the due dates.

STEAM

Those students taking Mechatronics can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the link in the course title. The assignment for this course will be due on the second full day of classes.

LATIN III

Students taking Latin III will complete a summer review packet linked to the course name in this sentence.

The assignment is due on the first day of classes.

ESL II

Students taking ESL II will write a bi-weekly (every 2 weeks) blog post (diary form) in English on Google Classroom discussing their summer days.

The assignment is due on the first day of classes.


ADVANCED PLACEMENT SUMMER ENRICHMENT

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

Those students taking AP Language and Composition are required to read:

  • Merchants of Doubt. Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN: 9781608193943
  • Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Margot Lee Shetterly. William Morrow Paperbacks. ISBN: 9780062363602

These titles should be purchased in print format. Students may download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course title above.

The first draft of your review will be due on Monday, Sept. 07, 2020.

AP CALCULUS AB/BC

Those students taking AP Calculus AB/BC can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course title above.

Note: AP Calculus AB and BC students have the same summer enrichment assignment.

The assignment for this course will be due on Sept. 10, 2020.

AP STATISTICS

Those students taking AP Statistics can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course title above.

The assignment for this course will be due on Sept. 10, 2020.

AP BIOLOGY

Those students taking AP Biology will read chapters 1-7 of Campbell AP Biology (11th ed.), creating detailed outlines for each. These should be submitted to the instructor as a single document in Google Classroom. Students will complete each study guide from Campbell AP Biology Study Guide for chapters 1-7 as well.

The assignment for this course will be due no later than the 2nd full day of school.

AP CHEMISTRY

Those students taking AP Chemistry can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the link in the course title.

The assignment for this course will be due no later than the 2nd full day of school.

AP UNITED STATES HISTORY

Those students taking AP U.S. History are required to read:

  • The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862, Carol Sheriff. Hill and Wang, 1996. ISBN-13: 978-0809016051 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass. Dover Publications, Inc., 1995. ISBN-13: 978-0486284996 To be purchased in print format.

In addition, AP U.S. History students are also required to read the first four chapters of American Pageant: Advanced Placement, David M. Kennedy. Cengage 14th edition, 2010. ISBN 9780547166629

This title should be purchased in print format. Students should take notes on the note-taking sheets included in the linked assignment. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email Ms. Scorza.

AP U.S. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

Those students taking AP Gov. & Politics are required to read Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787, Christopher and James Lincoln Collier. Random House Publishing Group, 2007. ISBN 9780345498403

Students should come prepared to discuss the reading assignment at the first class meeting. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email Ms. Scorza.