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English 8

Summer Reading Book Descriptions

Non-fiction:                                       Fiction:

The Happiness Advantage                      Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Bossypants                                              What We Saw
Unbroken                                                 The Hate U Give
When Breath Becomes Air                       Station Eleven
Outliers                                                     Scythe
Shadow Divers                                         All The Light We Cannot See
Funny in Farsi                                          The Sun Is Also A Star
Lone Survivor                                           Goodbye Days


Monday 4/23 - Assign classic novel lit circle books and The Pearl song project groups

Tuesday 4/24 -  Read and annotate classic novel

Wednesday 4/25 - Read and annotate classic novel

Thursday 4/26 - First classic novelit circle discussion

Friday 4/27 - The Pearl song project

Language Arts 7

 Monday 4/23 - Review elements of argument, rhetorical devices, and persuasive techniques; brainstorm topics

 Tuesday 4/24 - Introduce persuasive letter writing project; complete pre-writing graphic organizer

 Wednesday 4/25 - Draft letter introduction

 Thursday 4/26 - Draft first body paragrph of letter

 Friday 4/27 - Draft second body paragraph of letter