Grade 9 Summer Enrichment

The information on this page details the summer enrichment assignments for 9th grade students.

Note: To download eBooks, you may need to go directly to the publisher’s website. Just be sure you order a textbook with the same ISBN number, publisher, date of publication, and edition.

ENGLISH

Those students taking English 1: Survey of Literature (College Prep or Honors) will be asked to read TWO works:

Required Text:

Of Mice and Men. John Steinbeck. Penguin Books. ISBN: 9780143117209

Your Choice for Second Book - Pick ONE of these two:

  1. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian. Sherman Alexie. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. ISBN: 9780316013697

-OR-

  1. The Poet X. Elizabeth Acevedo. Quill Tree Books. ISBN: 9780062662811

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.

MATH

Those students taking Algebra I (College Prep or Honors) or Geometry (College Prep or Honors) can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course titles in this paragraph.

The assignment for each College Prep and Honors course will be due on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

SPANISH

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

Those students taking Spanish II Honors can download the related summer assignment and assessment by clicking the course title in this paragraph.

Please note that portions of the assignment will be due throughout the summer, so please pay close attention to the due dates.

LATIN II

Students taking Latin II 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.