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Accelerated English 10 Summer Reading

AKA: English 10X

Welcome to Accelerated English! My name is Mrs. Smith, and I am looking forward to meeting you and working with you this year. This page will get you started on our Accelerated class (also known as English 10X). Hopefully you have received my introduction letter.

In order to confirm your enrollment in Accelerated English 10, complete the following three steps NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MAY 20th:
  1. Read all about the English 10X Summer reading assignment (below).
  2. Introduce yourself to me using this form.
  3. Come see me in room 102 if you need to borrow a copy of the summer reading book(s).
About the Summer Reading Assignment

Your Summer reading includes the memoir Night by Elie Wiesel. It is a short but powerful witness of the atrocities that took place during the Holocaust of World War II. We will also read the novel The Chosen by Chaim Potok, the story of two teenagers growing up with the pressure of cultural and family expectations.

Summer Reading Assignment Requirements

  1. Get some background by reading the first three sections (pages 9-11) of the introduction material for both Night and The Chosen from the Glencoe Literature Library Study Guides.
  2. Read both books. 
  3. Complete these two paragraph writing assignments.
  4. Make connections to these informational sources. Registration

You are required to submit all writing assignments separately to our class on Sign up for the class using this information:

Class ID:   12624526
Password:   smith

By the first day of class on August 9, 2016, you should have submitted three assignments to
The two paragraph writing assignments and the connections questions, as described above in the "Summer Reading Assignment Requirements."