Summer Reading



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


1. All students will read Greek Gods and Heroes by Robert Graves.
2. IXL  (log on https://www.ixl.com/signin/midlandpark)

  • Students must complete 30 minutes on each skill AND achieve a score of 75 to receive credit
  • To check time completed on task, click on “Analytics” then “Progress” and then “Student Progress” to see time completed.  Be sure to complete skills on the GRADE 9 Level 

Skills include:

IXL SKILLS - 30 minutes AND score of 75

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



English 10 Summer Reading Assignments
(for students entering 10th grade)

1. Students will read a biography or memoir of their choice.

  • Please bring the book to school when you return for an in-class writing assignment

2. IXL  (log on https://www.ixl.com/signin/midlandpark)

  • Students must complete 30 minutes on each skill AND achieve a score of 75 to receive credit
  • To check time completed on task, click on “Analytics” then “Progress” and then “Student Progress” to see time completed.  Be sure to complete skills on the GRADE 9 Level 


Skills include:

IXL SKILLS - 30 minutes AND score of 75


Analyze the development of informational passages: set 1

Use the correct frequently confused word

Identify thesis statements

Trace an argument: set 1 

Identify sentences with parallel structure

Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions









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