• AR points count as one major grade (60%), and the quiz averages count as one daily grade (40%). The first grade is for the total amount of points earned (a total of 10 points are needed), and the second grade is the average of all the AR quizzes tested over during the reading period. 

    Attachment with dates: AR Reading Periods
     
    PreAP reading periods and book list
     
    First - AP (the student must pass an AP test).
    Second - Open 
    Third - AP (the student must pass an AP test).
    Fourth - Open 
    Fifth - Open 
     
     
    PreAP students will read the following novels:
     
    *If students test over these novels, they must do so before we discuss / begin reading in class. Otherwise the points / quiz average will not be valid for a grade*
     
    1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (summer read)
    2. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
    3. Hiroshima by John Hersey
    4. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 
     
    English II reading periods and book list
     
    First - Open 
    Second - Nonfiction (the student must pass one nonfiction AR test).
    Third - Open 
    Fourth - Nonfiction  (the student must pass one nonfiction AR test).
    Fifth - Open 
     
    English II students will read the following novels:
     
    *If students test over these novels, they must do so before we discuss / begin reading in class. Otherwise the points / quiz average will not be valid for a grade*
     
    1. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
    2. Night by Elie Wiesel
    *3.The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell *
    4.Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck