Middle School Assignments

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    7th Grade

    Suggested Reading List

     8th Grade

     Suggested Reading List


    Honors and Academic English I (9th grade)

    Option 1: Matched by Ally Condie

    Option 2: The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

    Option 3: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs


    Academic English II (10th grade)

    Option 1: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

    Option 2: The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom | Fiction


    Honors English II (10th grade)

    Option 1: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

    Option 2: The Color of Water by James McBride | Memoir


    Academic English III (11th grade) choose only one (1)


    • Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
    • The Glass Castle by Jennette Walls 
    • Into Thin Ar by Jon Krakauer 
    • Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas
    • The Last Lecture by Jeffery Zaslow and Randy Pausch

    Modern Fiction

    • Bleacher by John Grisham
    • Ender's Game by Scott Orsen Card
    • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Foer
    • The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
    • The Hose on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

    Classic Fiction

    • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
    • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
    • My Antonia by Willa Cather
    • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller


    Honors English III (11th grade)

    Option 1:The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

    Option 2: The Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell


    AP Language and Composition (11th grade)


    •  American Sniper, Chris Kyle
    •  Behind the Beautiful Forever’s, Katherine Boo
    •  Columbine, Dave Cullen
    •  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden State of Everything, Steve D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    •  The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
    •  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
    •  Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell
    •  Quiet, Susan Cain
    •  Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder

    AND Required Chapters from:

    • The Language of Composition Directions


    Academic and Honors English IV (12th grade)

    Students will choose ONE grade-appropriate text (of at least 50 pages in length) that clearly relates to either the career they plan to pursue after high school, the major they are considering for college, or a hobby/extracurricular that connects to their postsecondary goals. The text can be fiction, non-fiction (biography), OR informational. The text must also be original, meaning not previously read at Kingsway or listed in a school’s curriculum. Please see assignment for examples.


    AP English Literature and Composition (12th grade)

    4 Reading Requirements

    1. Read assigned chapters from How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster

    2. Read assigned chapters from How to Read Poetry Like a Professor by Thomas Foster

    3. Read one (1) option from list :

    • Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
    • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
    • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

    4. Read Lord of the Flies by William Golding


    AP Psychology

    Option 1: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

    Option 2: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

    Option 3: 1984 by George Orwell


    AP Statistics

    Chapter 1 from textbook The Practice of Statistics, 5th edition for advanced Placement Statistics.

    Text located at https://tinyurl.com/y9h2wuub under AP Statistics


    AP Chemistry

    Read through the first three chapters of the required text for the course, Brown et al., Chemistry: The Central Science 12e 

    Text located at https://sites.google.com/a/krsd.us/chemed-inc/ap-chem/summer_assignment_2018



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