The freshmen will begin To Kill a Mockingbird when we come back from break. If you’re challenged by bigger books, I can check a copy out to you before we head home for good this Thursday. There will be six quizzes during the unit so reading is a MUST.
I also suggest that each student starts an online blog. Public or private it’s a great way to improve writing skills. I’ve had a half-dozen blogs in my life and they’ve helped me become a much better writer over the years. You acn use a site like this (wordpress.com) or others such as livejournal.com or blogspot.com. Sign up today! Each blog gives you a privacy option.