Summer Reading

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Participate in the new and voluntary OCHS Summer Reading Program to earn extra credit points in your English class**, earn a ticket to a teen-only pool party, and earn entries for prizes that include an iPad mini and 2 Nook HD tablets. In previous years most English classes have had a required summer assignment that was due the first week of school. This summer you get to choose what you read and which projects to create. All English teachers have agreed to offer up to 75 points of extra credit for students who read and create book projects! We have an extensive list of creative and fun projects for you to choose from.

Attention Sophomores - If you will be taking regular English II please click here for specific suggestions for your summer reading.

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Details:

How do I earn extra credit in my English class?

Each approved book project is worth 25 points. Click here for the list of approved projects.
You can complete up to 3 projects for a total of 75 points!**
** If you have advanced or AP English check this page for specifics on how part of you summer assignments for those classes will count in our summer reading program.
Bring your projects to the library during our summer hours or the first week of school.

How do I earn a ticket to the pool party on Saturday, August 17, 7:30pm-9:30pm?

Read 2 books and complete at least 2 projects from the approved list. Your ticket is good for you and a friend! Oldham County teens that participate in the public library summer reading program will also have the chance to earn a ticket.

How do I earn entries for the prize drawings?

There are three ways you can earn multiple entries for the prize drawings.
You will earn one entry for each visit you make to our school library during our summer hours (see dates below).
You will earn one entry for each approved book project that you complete (up to 3).
You will also earn entries when you attend and participate in the Oldham County Public Library Summer Reading events

Where can I find a list of books referenced on the AP English test?

Click here for the list.

When are the projects due?

All projects are due in the library by 9:00 am, Friday, August 16.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 20:29

 
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