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2021 Upper Campus Summer Reading Assignments


For Rising Sixth Graders:

  • Holes, by Louis Sachar

For Rising Seventh Graders:

  • The Giver, by Lois Lowry

For Rising Eighth Graders:

  • The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

For Rising Ninth Graders:


For Rising Tenth Graders:

  • Honors English 10 -- A Separate Peace, by John Knowles (Test in Class) 
  • AP and Honors European History -- The Prince, by Nicolo Machiavelli -- See the AP or Honors course syllabi for questions to consider about The Prince and expect an exam on the reading on September 3rd.

For Rising Eleventh Graders:

  • AP US History - See these instructions: AP US History
  • Honors American Literature (English III)- Hiroshima by John Hersey
  • AP Language and Composition- See these instructions: AP Lang and Comp 

For Rising Twelfth Graders

  • King Lear, by William Shakespeare 
  • AP U.S. Government - See these instructions: AP Gov’t
  • AP Statistics - Complete packet as received from McCraw
  • AP World History - See these instructions: AP World 

For AP Classes Across Multiple Grades:

  • AP Human Geography - Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret). See Summer Assignment for worksheets to be completed before school starts back in August. Also, students need to purchase 5 Steps to a 5: AP Human Geography before school starts.
  • AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A - All accepted students have been sent an invitation to a Google classroom via their school email. Summer assignments will be distributed through this classroom. If you will not have internet access over the summer, did not receive an invitation to the classroom, want to join a class, or have any questions, please email Mr. Andrews (