Summer Reading 9
Department: Loyola High School Summer Reading
Open to: 9th grade
Period: 0, 1, 2, or 3
Length: 5 weeks
This course is designed to meet the Loyola summer reading requirement for students entering the ninth grade next fall. It will provide the student with reading, writing, and speaking experiences comparable to those expected during his freshman year. All selections from the required summer reading list will be covered in class through writing assignments, vocabulary development, oral discussions, as well as directed analysis. Emphasis will be on critical thinking and on drawing inferences through the study of the literature. This course is open only to Loyola High School students. The grade a student earns for this summer reading course will be the grade he earns in lieu of the comprehensive exam given during the first week of the fall semester. ANY STUDENT WHO MISSES FOUR OR MORE CLASS MEETINGS WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE CLASS.
Students purchase their own books.
**First book on the list is the book students read first**
Summer Reading 9 (Freshmen)
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Feed by M.T. Anderson
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon