Mrs. Bartman's Summer Reading

  • Welcome to English 12 AP Summer Assignment!

    I.  You are to read Beowulf by Anonymous. Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon 8th century epic poem.

    Beowulf - Holt full text      (Type this in google if link doesn't open) https://johnnywaltersiv.weebly.com/uploads

    1.  Answer the following questions:

    • Pg. 2:  Quick Write
    • Pg. 25: Reading Check
    • Pg. 25-26: Critical Thinking
    • Pg. 26: Extended Reading
    • Pg. 33: Reading Comprehension
    • Pg. 33: Thinking Critically
    • Pg. 33: Literary Criticism
    • Pg. 34: Writing
    • Pg. 34: Listening
    • Pg. 34-35: Vocabulary
    • Pg. 36: Analyzing Text
    • Pg. 38: Vocabulary

      

    II. Now that you have finished Beowulf, you will read John Gardner's Grendel.

    https://sites.google.com/site/grendelgardnermsbrownsclass/audio-book

    1. At the top of the page on the left hand side you will see several links. 

    • Read the John Gardner link first.
    • Study Guides while you read. You will answer the questions in spite of what it states at the top.
    • Read Philosophy and Grendel
    • Read /Answer Philosophical Symbolism Assignment
    • Final Essay: Typed and MLA formatting
    • There is audio recording of the book if you would rather listen to it.

    If you have any problems, please feel free to email me. I check my email almost everyday during the summer.

    This assignment will be due the Friday we return!!

    Have a great summer!