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