IONIA HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH SUMMER READING 2017-2018
The goal of Ionia High School’s English department is to help students become lifelong learners and readers. As such, we require students to read during the summer. Students are encouraged to find reading material of interest and read as much as possible during the summer break. Such reading will expand their knowledge of the world and help students practice and maintain reading skills while promoting a broader literary perspective.
REQUIREMENTS: All students should select one book of their choice to read this summer.
Additionally, honors level students should select a second book from the summer
reading list below. Please write the title and author of your book(s) in the boxes below.
1984 by Orwell Antigone by Sophocles Don Quixote by Cervantes
Frankenstein by Shelley Life of Pi by Martel Man in the Iron Mask by Dumas
The Things They Carried by O’Brien
SUMMARY: If you are an honors student, please write summaries for both books in the space
below. All other levels need to write one (1) summary.
BOOK SUMMARY #1 BOOK TITLE: AUTHOR:
BOOK SUMMARY #2 BOOK TITLE: AUTHOR:
STUDENT NAME: ____________________________________
PARENT or GUARDIAN SIGNATURE: _____________________________