Actively read and purposefully annotate Bradbury's dystopian novel, paying particular attention to the literary methods he employs throughout his piece (including irony, symbolism, characterization, and point of view, among others). (Here's a PDF for anyone who wants to use it.)
2) Short Story Unit: Carefully read and annotate the following TWO short stories:
3) Writing Unit: Model the pieces you read this summer, incorporating literary methods and techniques similar to ones the authors employ throughout their works. Let the experts inspire your own creativity!
Write a 300-450 word response to the following prompt:
Write the opening of a story entitled "Hide!" about a character--from one of the pieces you read this summer--who witnesses something that puts him/her in danger. In your writing, create a sense of fear and suspense.
YOUR WRITING MUST BE SUBMITTED ON TURNITIN.COM PRIOR TO 7 A.M. THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.
Carefully read them. Research them. Annotate them. Analyze them. The more YOU invest in understanding them, the more insightful your analyses will be.
We will check your comprehension as soon as we come back to school, so be prepared.
Create study guides for your poems and short stories using these templates: poems & short story 1 /short story 2. You do not have to submit these over the summer; instead, you will keep them in your binder and submit them once classes resume in the fall.
3) Get started on your college apps!
This summer is the time for you to start the process! DO NOT wait until the fall; November 1st deadlines will be here before you know it!
Many of you are interning this summer. Make the most of the opportunity. Represent yourselves and HGHS well!