Class of 2018

Summer Reading

Turner Summer Reading 2018

Lord of the Flies Study Questions

If you need recommendations for a self-select book, ask the class of 2017 what they liked. Lots of them read Secret Life of Bees and really loved it.  The Kite Runner is always a hit.  Catch 22 is a challenge, but worth it if you like satire.  Me? I could not put The Poisonwood Bible down; best novel I’ve ever read.  (Don’t be turned off by the thickness of the text; it moves quickly and it answers lots of prompts on the AP Exam.)  I’m working on Sula this summer because — confidentially — I’ve never finished a Toni Morrison book.  (I always get to that one grisly scene and put the book away.)


Possibly Useful Stuff:

AP English 4 Reading List

AP English 4 Supplies

Annotating a Text

Senior Reading Contract

Course Expectations

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Current Six Weeks Calendar

Check FREQUENTLY for calendar updates. Last updated 30 May 2017

Six Weeks 1


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Check here before you ask for a recommendation

Guidelines for Asking for a Recommendation

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Basic Style Guide

MLA Style Guide

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Useful Class Handouts

Click on these titles for documents we use in class.

JHHS Literature Toolbox  The BLACK FOLDERThis is your one-stop-shop for all the general “How-To” handouts we use in class.  Check here first.

D2M Factoring Chart

Literary Analysis — Seeing the Parts

Literary Reduction Organizer

Literary Reduction 2   This is a Word file that you can type on (if you can access Word.)

Proofreading Marks (Look here to decode the marks I make on your papers.)

Course Expectations



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