Summer Reading



English 9 Summer Reading Assignments 2021
(for students entering 9th grade)


Choose ONE to read:

Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals

Or

March, Book 1 by John Lewis

Rationale:  Students will gain insight into the Civil Rights Movement in preparation for reading To Kill a Mockingbird

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September Assignment, Due 9/15. 
Want to keep on top of your grammar skills?  Work on the September required assignment over the summer!  The time requirement is for 2.0 hours of skill work over the entire summer.  Can’t reach the score?  Email jmanicone@mpsnj.org  for help.

Skills include:

GRADE 9 IXL SKILLS - 20 minutes each skill AND obtain a minimum score of 80

Identify sentence fragments

Identify run-on sentences

Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons

Commas: review

Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses

Correct capitalization errors

 



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