Student Summer Assignments

Summer assignments for the summer of 2018 will be posted here in June 2018.

If you have any questions, you may call the main office to speak with Mrs. Cooney.
508-583-6875

Summer Office Hours:

Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

English

If you have any questions regarding the English assignments, you may contact Mr. Tim Gannon at TGannon@spellman.com.

Grade 9

Grade 9: Students will read the assigned book and complete the attached assignments.
College Prep: Kindred by Octavia Butler
Honors: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

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Grade 10

Grade 10:

College Prep:
1. In a two-section notebook, develop your notes for the following:
A. Read Legend by Marie Lu: Create a Legend section in your notebook in which
you keep your ideas about the attached questions. Notes for each question or task
should be on a separate page. You will need these notes on the first full day of
classes in September for class discussion, essay writing and a possible test on the
novel. You may also be asked to turn in the notebook or a part of the notebook in
the first few weeks of class. Click the blue button below for assignment questions.
B. View “WALL-E” directed by Andrew Stanton: Create a “WALL-E” section in
your notebook in which you keep your ideas about the attached questions. Notes
for each question or task should be on a separate page. You will need these notes on
the first full day of classes in September for class discussion, essay writing and a
possible test on the novel. You may also be asked to turn in the notebook or a part
of the notebook in the first few weeks of class.Click the blue button below for assignment questions.


Honors:
Read: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Create a To Kill A Mockingbird notebook in which you keep your ideas about the
attached questions. Notes for each question or task should be on a separate page.
You will need these notes on the first full day of classes in September for class
discussion, essay writing and a possible test on the novel. You may also be asked to
turn in the notebook or a part of the notebook in the first few weeks of class. Click the blue button below for assignment questions.

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Grade 11

Grade 11: Read The Revenant by Michael Punke

College Prep: Answer 4 of the attached questions in complete sentences and use quotes from the novel to support your answer. Each quote must be explained in

relation to your answer.
Honors: Answer 6 of the attached questions in complete sentences and use quotes
from the novel to support your answer. Each quote must be explained in relation to
your answer.

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Grade 12

Grade 12: Read Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Be prepared for an in-class essay
when school resumes.


College Prep: Answer 5 of the attached questions in complete sentences and use
quotes from the novel to support your answer. Each quote must be explained in
relation to your answer.


Honors: Answer ALL of the attached questions in complete sentences and use
quotes from the novel to support your answer. Each quote must be explained in
relation to your answer.

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AP Language and Composition

AP Language and Composition:
A. Read On Writing by Stephen King. Use your active reading skills as you read. Click the blue button below for assignment.
B. Read The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Stanley
Kunitz with Marnie Crawford Samuelson.
Click the blue button for assignment.

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AP Literature

AP Literature and Composition:

A. College Essay: Have your ―college essay/personal statement rough draft printed and ready to turn in on the first full day of classes. Click the blue button below for further instructions.

B. Read The Road by Cormac McCarthy

C. View Film: Road to Perdition, directed by Sam Mendes, starring Tom Hanks

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Science

AP Biology

AP Biology Summer Assignment: If at any point this summer you have questions or concerns please email Mrs. Davis at sdavis@spellman.com.

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Honors Chemistry

For any questions regarding the Honors Chemistry Summer Assignments, please contact Ms. Murtagh at bmurtagh@spellman.com.

Assignment: Read Chapters 1 and 2 in your textbook.
Answer chapter questions at the end of both chapters.
Due, in printed form, on the first day of full classes.
We will go over this material in class during the first week of school.

History

AP US History

Students entering the AP US History course in the fall should read the attached document from Mrs. Collins thoroughly and complete the four assignments mentioned.

For any questions regarding the assignments, contact Mrs. Collins at Mcollins@spellman.com.

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AP European History

Please contact Mr. Higgins with any questions. DHiggins@spellman.com

Read Chapters 1 and 2 of the following text book in preparation for a 50 question multiple choice exam on the first full day of class.

Western Heritage: Since 1300, AP - Revised
Edition: 11TH 16
Author: Kagan
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-405022-5
ISBN 10: 0-13-405022-3
MBS Direct SKU #: 1769886
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Psychology

AP Psychology

DIRECTIONS AP PSYCHOLGY 2018 SUMMER ASSIGNMENT:

PLEASE NOTE:

*Order your books in June – including the Strive for 5. You can probably get a used text if you shop around. The Strive for 5 cannot have writing in it – youwill be putting the writing into it! If you wait and they are back-ordered and you cannot complete your summer work, you will not be given an extension.

TEXT and WORKBOOK

1.) The second editionof Myers Psychology for AP(BFW/Worth Publishers) 2.) A NEWHerzig, Brant and Naughton’s Strive for a 5: Preparing for the AP Psychology Examinationworkbook (BFW/Worth Publishers)

Pictures of text are attached. DO NOTget the Myers’ FIRST EDITION of the text. The information is dated and you will not be able to answer many sections of your workbook. NOT ORDERING THE TEXT OR WORKBOOK IN JUNE IS NO EXCUSE FOR NOT HAVING THE ASSIGNMENT READY WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS. YOU MUST HAVE A NEW WORKBOOK, NOT ONE THAT HAS BEEN WRTTEN IN!

If you have questions, please e-mail Mrs. Lozzi at kalozzi@spellman.comany time prior to August 17.

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Art

New Panel

AP Art....

2D Design, Drawing and 3D Design

Please create images or photographs that express/capture your understanding of the following:

Elements of Art
line, shape, form, value, space, color, texture.

Principles of Art
rhythm, balance, contrast, proportion, harmony, variety,and movement.

All work due the first day of class. Please contact Mr. Lynott with any questions at mlynott@spellman.com