Gifted

Gifted 9th & 10 Grade Summer Reading

Students will be held responsible for having read and annotated the following three (3) books by the START of the 2018-19 school year.

THESE ARE THE ONLY BOOKS REQUIRED. DISREGARD THE ASSIGNMENTS FOR NON-GIFTED FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES.

Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

Specimen Days, Michael Cunningham (Section One: "In the Machine" only)

Assessment
For each book:

1. Each book will be annotated extensively. The annotations will be checked and graded. Annotation Rubric
2. An objective test will be given for each book.
3. A short essay from a prompt will be written on each book.