Summer Reading

Summer 2018

English Department

Study Guides are posted for each grade level. Click on the underlined grade title.

Grade 7 Study Questions
Jason Reynolds

Gordon Korman

Grade 8 Study Questions
Warriors Don't Cry
Melba Pattillo-Beals

Kwame Alexander

Grade 9 Study Questions
Lord of the Flies
William Golding

Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck

Grade 10 Study Questions
Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

Lesson Before Dying
Ernest Gaines

Grade 11 Study Questions
Cry, the Beloved Country
Alan Paton

To Sir, With Love
E. R. Braithwaite

Grade 12 Study Questions
Ian McEwan

Mathematics Department

The Mathematics Department at U of D Jesuit provides a practice set of basic skills for incoming students. This is NOT required work, but merely an opportunity for review and practice. Choose those topics that will help you to have a solid start in August!

Entering 8th Grade Math: Click here for summer workbook

Entering Algebra I: Click here for summer workbook

Science Department

AP Biology - Check Mrs. Foerg's Moodle page for summer assignments.
Read one of the following:
Parasite Rex by M. Zimmer
Survival of the Sickest by Sharon Moalem
Future of Life by E.O Wilson

AP Chemistry
Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks

AP Physics
God’s Mechanics by Brother Guy Consolmagno

Social Studies Department

AP U.S. History
Lies my Teacher Told Me by Lames W Loewen
Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick

AP U.S. Government
Watergate: The Presidential Scandal That Shook America by Keith W. Olson
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
The U.S. Constitution

AP Modern European History
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
A World Lit Only By Fire by William Manchester
What Went Wrong? by Bernard Lewis

World Languages Department

Latin IV and Honors Latin (Suggested not required, in English)
Iliad by Homer
Odyssey by Homer
Aenied by Virgil
Gallic Wars by Caeser