Honors & AP Requirements
- AP Biology
- AP Chemistry
- AP French
- Latin 4 Honors
- AP Language and Composition - Grade 11
- AP Literature and Composition - Grade 12
- AP Physics - C
- AP US History
- French 4 Honors
- Mandarin 4 Honors
2021-22 AP Biology Summer Assignment
Textbooks will be distributed by Mrs. Brako in room 226. Stop by to pick up your books before Friday June 11th. If you are a remote student please email Mrs. Brako to arrange for a textbook pickup.
Google Classroom Code is y5ldiui
Join the AP Biology Summer Google Classroom for needed information on the assignment and code to sign up for the online platform
Due on the First day of Class August 30th, 2021 (late assignments not accepted):
Read Chapters 1 through 3
Go on the Mastering Biology online platform and complete the summer assignment you see there.
You will have a Test on this material during the first week of school
If you have any questions, please email me at email@example.com
See Mrs. Tibbetts in person (room 304) to sign out a textbook before June 15, 2021.
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Assignment #1 - due Friday, August 13, 2021
A limited number of books are available in the library media center on a first come, first served basis. AP students are responsible for purchasing texts that are not available. If you are unable to purchase, please email department coordinator Melissa Bader: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENG 041 AP/ECE Literature and Composition
1. Select two books: one text from Column A and one from Column B
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
After reading your two texts and reflecting on your own educational journey, write a 750-word synthesis essay* that examines what education is for and what, if anything, should be done to improve the American education system. Using your educational experience and your two texts, take a position that defends, challenges, or qualifies the claims of your authors regarding education’s purpose and the current system’s effectiveness in achieving that purpose.
Your essay must be MLA-formatted. For assistance with MLA, visit:
*A synthesis essay, simply stated, makes insightful connections between parts of a work, or multiple works, with the goal of ultimately presenting and supporting an original claim about a topic.
2. Read and annotate Chapter 1 of David Rosenwasser and Jill Stephens’ Writing Analytically , followed by George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Choose four passages from Shaw’s play and complete the dialectical journal, applying to each passage an analytical tool explained in the text.
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Ms. Corvino email@example.com
Mrs. Earles firstname.lastname@example.org
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ENG 041 Dialectical Journal Pygmalion
Dialectical (die-uh-LEKT-i-cul), n.: the art or practice of arriving at the truth through logical arguments.
Journal (JUHR-nul), n.: a personal record of events, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.
A limited number of books are available in the bins under the bridge on a first come, first serve basis. AP students are responsible for purchasing texts that are not available. If you are unable to purchase, please email department coordinator Melissa Bader: firstname.lastname@example.org.