10th Grade Summer Reading

10th Grade Summer Reading



10th Grade RegularsThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

Assignment: Make a time line of the major events in the book.  Be sure the division on the timeline reflect the time period in the plot.  Use drawings or magazine cutouts to illustrate events along the timeline.


10th Grade Honors/Gifted:  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Assignment: Imagine that you are the author of the book you just read.  Suddenly the book becomes a best seller.  Write a letter to a movie producer to convince that person ot make your book into a movie.  Explain why the story, characters, conflicts, etc..., would make a good film.  Suggest a filming location and the actors to play the various roles.


These assignments will be collected during the second week of school and will count as part of your grade in Language Arts.