Students Entering Kindergarten:
Entering Kindergarten Letter
7th grade: Perrault’s Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault
8th grade: Hamlet’s BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age by William Powers
9th grade: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
Choose one person from “Behind the Beautiful Forever” and create a 1-2 min speech from their prospection telling the story of their life. Include in your speech what living in Annawadi is like for you. What is your daily routine? What is your home like? Describe your family and the culture you are a part of. Also, you are to bring with you one “artifact” from your life and describe its importance.
Speeches will be presented the first week of school.
10th grade: Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks
11th grade: The Unredeemed Captive by John Demos and How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster
12th grade: How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster and Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya