Hello Somerset students! I hope this summer has thus far been filled with exciting adventure, beautiful memories, and breathtaking literature. In regards to your summer reading assignments, please take the time to read the annotation instructions below. For all AP English Literature students, please click on the Word document for further details for your specific assignments and contact me should you have any questions!
For Incoming 10th grade students:
We Were Liars by e. lockhart
For incoming AP Literature students:
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
For each CHAPTER you must make at least three post-it note comments.
1. Memorable Quote - Pick a quote from the text and on your post-it explain why it is important to one of the following: setting, conflict, theme, or a literary device.
2. Characterization – This should be used when we discover something significant about a character. This could be motivation, a personality trait, physical trait or inner thought.
3. Personal Reaction/Comment – Write down your personal thoughts on a character, event, description or anything that compels you to have an emotional reaction.