2022 Summer Assignments
(For AP English classes at RHS, scroll to the bottom of the page … Otherwise read on …)
Our message to parents/guardians: Research tells us that students are overstressed, overworked, and overtired. Experience tells us that when a student is forced to read, they may comply, but they may not truly benefit. To that end, the Rutherford Public Schools will continue our Summer Reading philosophy: Just READ! We hope you encourage your child to read – just because. No essays, no projects, no required texts. Just READ!
Our message to students: Just READ! Pick something you’re interested in and read it this summer. Then read something else you enjoy. We know forcing you to read won’t make you a life-long reader. In fact, it may have the opposite effect. So, go read something you like. Tell your friends about it. Tell your family about it. But DON’T write an essay about it! DON’T make a poster! DON’T keep a record of vocabulary words! Use that time to go read another book! Just READ!
Some suggestions are linked below, but that’s all they are. We also know that sometimes when you read something, you want to tell someone about it. Along with the reading suggestions is an optional extra credit assignment. If you turn it in to your new teacher in September 2022, you’ll get extra credit!!
Questions or Comments, please email Mr. Brian Ersalesi, Supervisor of English and Arts
Suggestions and Extra Credit/Optional Assignments
Summer Reading Suggestions and Extra Credit Assignment for Students Entering Grades 1-3
Summer Reading Selections and Extra Credit Assignment for Students Entering Grades 4 & 5
Summer Suggestions and Extra Credit Assignment for Students Entering Grade 6-8
Summer Reading Suggestions and Extra Credit Assignments for Students Entering Grades 9-12
Students Entering AP Language and Composition in September 2022
- Read Thank You For Arguing, 3rd Edition by Jay Heinrichs (limited copies are available to borrow in the RHS Learning Commons)
- Complete the Study Guide
- Complete the Writing Assignments
- Questions: Email Mrs. Nicole Bowden
Students Entering AP Literature and Composition in September 2022
- Read and Complete the AP Literature Summer Assignment
- Questions: Email Mr. Jason Narozny
Have a WONDERFUL SUMMER!