Summer Readings

English I Summer Reading

of mice and men  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
 
   

English II Summer Reading

 to kill a mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird  by Harper Lee


English III & IB English III Summer Reading
pygmalion  Pygmalion by George B. Shaw


English IV & IB English IV Summer Reading
1984

1984 by George Orwell


As you're reading, please consider the following guiding questions to enhance your understanding of the reading selections:
-What is the author's purpose?
-Who is the intended audience?
-What does the author intend to achieve through this text?
-How does the text make you and/or the target audience feel?
-How is the text organized? 
-What are the main ideas of the text?
-In what ways does the author work towards that purpose?
-How does one balance personal identity within  cultural and social constraints?
-How does language shape identity?