Each summer, we assign students some reading from English and Theology classes, to keep students reading and to expand our curriculum. Each of the assignments has a review exercise included. It is important that students read the translation or edition contained in the links below.
FRESHMEN, Class of 2020 Summer 2016
Making Senses Out of Scripture
, by Mark Shea
ODYSSEY, by Homer (translated by Robert Fagles)
FIRST 12 BOOKS (the last 12 books will be read in English class in August and September 2016)
++ Review questions for Shea book.
++ Review questions for Odyssey.
English I article, intro to Odyssey, with a few questions to answer
SOPHOMORES, Class of 2019 Summer 2016
THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES, Ignatius Catholic Study Bible
(with commentary & notes by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch)
, by Virgil (translated by Robert Fagles)
FIRST 6 BOOKS (the last 6 books will be read in English class in August and September 2016)
++ Review questions for The Acts of the Apostles
++ Review questions for The Aeneid.
JUNIORS, Class of 2018 Summer
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (translated by Keith Harrison)
The Abolition of Man, by C.S. Lewis
+ Summer assignment for English 3
+ Summer assignment for AP Language
+ Study Questions for The Abolition of Man
SENIORS, Class of 2017 Summer 2016
• My Ántonia, by Willa Cather
• Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of Faith, by Father Robert Barron (link to video series)
• US History readings - from America: The Last Best Hope
(Link to site for book, with interactive web features)
+ My Antonia Reading Assignment for English IV
+ My Antonia AP Literature Assignment
+ Catholicism Theology Reading Assignment
+ US History assignment (AP US History only)