11th Grade English:  Summer Suggestions

Taking a road trip with your family?  Lounging around in the living room waiting for your phone to charge? Taking a time out from video games and movies?  Pick up a book and give it a read!  

Book recommendations from your friendly neighborhood Catalina Foothills English Team include:

Interesting Non-fiction:

“Must Read” Authors – novels or short stories or essays

Dust off an old middle school read and see if it has changed – since you’ve changed:

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Keep your Writing Skills Polished!

Start working on The Great American Novel or write The World According to Me

Check out a couple of our favorite websites to expand your grammar and word power:

Grammar Bytes @ http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm

Merriam Webster Word Games and Puzzles @  http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games

Check out the Word Dynamo App – it’s .99; maybe your parents will spring for it.

Want to speedup your typing technique?  They’ll come in handy for writing e-mails and essays. Check out:

Nitro Type @ https://www.nitrotype.com/

Sense Lang @ http://www.sense-lang.org/


We’re looking forward to your joining us in August – Have a Great Summer – CFHS English Department