Campbell High School Summer Reading podcast 1 directions

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Confused about the summer reading assignment? Podcast #1 gives you details on the directions, why we complete summer reading, how to pick a book and how to read for the assignment.

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Campbell High School Summer Reading podcast 1 directions

  1. 1. Campbell High SchoolSummer ReadingPodcast #1-Selecting your summerreading choices
  2. 2. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Parents and studentsshould choose ONEbook together.
  3. 3. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Students in an Honorsor AP course shouldchoose TWO books.
  4. 4. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Be sure to find a booksuited to your needs,interest, and maturitylevel.
  5. 5. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading Select books whichparents have noobjections and arehigh schoolappropriate in subjectmatter and rigor.
  6. 6. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• You may find all booksin the library or youmay purchase themfrom a bookstore.
  7. 7. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Many online bookstoressell used books for veryreasonable prices.
  8. 8. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Students may alsochoose to read thedigital form of thebook (eReader, Kindle,Nook)
  9. 9. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• You will need yourbook to write the in-class portion of theassignment.
  10. 10. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Your book should havea minimum of 140pages.
  11. 11. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Teachers have compileda detailedRecommended BookList for each grade levelwhich are included inthe assignment packet.
  12. 12. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Books wererecommended for thelists for high interest,critical literaryreception andconnection to thecourses.
  13. 13. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• The lists are based onrecommendations fromclassroom teachers,librarians, and students,and support theCommon CoreStandards for English.
  14. 14. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• The goals of summerreading for CobbCounty are to improveliteracy and to promotelifelong reading.
  15. 15. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• As students grow andmature, they need tocontinually practicetheir reading skills.
  16. 16. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• While early readingskills are basic, whenstudents grow older,they need selectionsthat stimulate theirimaginations, improvetheir thinking skills, andenhance theirvocabularydevelopment.
  17. 17. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• The reading andassessment should becompleted by:– August 29, 2013 for firstsemester English classes– January 27, 2014 forsecond semester Englishclasses.
  18. 18. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• You must complete thethree tasks on theAssignment Check List.
  19. 19. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• An in-class essay will becompleted for thefourth task.
  20. 20. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Make sure you haveyour book available forthe in-class assignment.
  21. 21. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• How to read yourbooks for theassessment …
  22. 22. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• If you own the book,underline importantthemes, characters,settings, plot, conflicts,symbols, allusions andfigurative language.
  23. 23. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• If you borrowed thebook from the library,use sticky notes to markthe pages for importantthemes, characters,settings, plot, conflicts,symbols, allusions andfigurative language.
  24. 24. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• If you borrowed thebook from the library,don’t forget to check itout again to use it forthe in-class assignment.
  25. 25. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• For an e-book, use thehighlighting feature tonote important themes,characters, settings,plot, conflicts, symbols,allusions and figurativelanguage.
  26. 26. Directions to Complete YourSummer Reading• Give the book a 50 pagetry. If you still can’t getinto it, pick a differentbook.• Happy reading!

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