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Skyline High School pre-AP/AP English
Summer Reading List
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The following books are required summer reading for students taking AP English IV courses at Skyline High
School in 2016-2017. Students must have the assigned reading completed by the first day of classes. It is recommended that students create an AP Test preparation card for each work of literary merit that has been completed. In addition, students should expect a test which evaluates their comprehension of the assigned reading within the first two weeks of the school year.

AP English IV
(11th grade students entering AP IV in 2016-2017)
Seniors should create a synopsis card for each novel read of literary merit. Your teacher will explain how this will prepare you for the open questions for the AP Literature exam.

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C, Foster
Complete writing assignments from the chapter sheet that accompanies Foster. See Assignments on the back of this sheet.
Access this link for tips on dialectical journal entries: http:www.YouTube.com/watch?v=CBsJTqfB1Ws AP English IV Writing Assignments
Directions: Complete assignments for chapters 1-10 as you read Foster’s work.
Writing Assignments for
How to Read Literature like a Professor
By Thomas C. Foster
(Adapted from Donna Anglin by Sandra Effinger)
Introduction: How’d He Do That?
How do memory, symbol, and pattern affect the reading of literature? How does the recognition of patterns make it easier to read complicated literature? Discuss a time when your appreciation of a literary work was enhanced by understanding symbol or pattern. (200 words)
Chapter 1 – Every Trip Is a Quest (Except When It’s Not)
List the five aspects of the QUEST and then apply them to something you have read (or viewed) in the form used on pages 3-5.
Chapter 2 – Nice to Eat with You: Acts of Communion
Choose a meal…...

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