Summer Assignments

Required Summer Reading For All Students

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Kecoughtan High School Summer Reading List for Dual Enrollment English

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Listed below are the reading assignments for each grade level.

Please have ALL of the books from your grade level read before the first day of class. We will begin activities with these books immediately, and you do not want to fall behind.

Dual Enrollment English 11

  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin

  • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Dual Enrollment English 12

  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

Introduction: How’d He Do That

Chapter 1: Everything Is a Quest (Except When It’s Not)

Chapter 2: Nice to Eat with You: Acts of Communion

Chapter 22: He’s Blind for a Reason, You Know

Chapter 23: It’s Never Just Heart Disease….And Rarely Just Illness