10th 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:

Into drama?  Read a play: compare it to the movie

Read one of the following and then compare it to its film version:

Maybe find a new favorite series:


Keep your Writing Skills Polished!

Work on a Reading Journal:  keep a diary with your personal responses about the content of the books you read.  

If you’re traveling, read Candide and develop your own hyperbolized travelogue.

Checkout 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.  

Happy Summer – CFHS English Department