Summer Assignments 2017-18

for Northlake Christian Upper School Students

What is the purpose of summer assignments?

The purposes for summer reading at Northlake Christian are highlighted below:

  1. Provides a common experience for all NCS upper school students.

  2. Establishes English course expectations for reading which include keeping the students’ reading ability sharp over the summer months and providing a foundation for thematic study.

  3. Encourages students to explore the opportunities to learn through reading books that highlight the style, expectations, and content of their upcoming English courses.

  4. Provides Advanced Placement students with an opportunity to establish a foundation of content and skill necessary for success in college-level courses.

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Summer Reading Assignment


The Northlake Christian High School English Department requires all students to read ONE novel over the course of the summer. The assigned novel, which can be obtained either in paper form or on a personal reading device, is based on the class the student will be entering the next school year. As they read, each student will complete a Reading Log by closely following the attached instructions. The Reading Log will be turned in electronically at the beginning of the student’s first English class, and students will take a test on the novel on the second day of class.


Upper School Summer Reading Assignments 2017

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Advanced Placement Assignments

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

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Tips for Completing AP Summer Assignments

Colossians 3:23 - "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters..."

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Summer Assignment Contact Information

If you have questions about a specific assignment, please email the person below for more information:

1. All English Summer Assignments - Michelle Knox - mknox@northlakechristian.org


2. Advanced Placement Questions


If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Upper School administration via email or by calling the school office at 985-635-0400. Summer office hours are listed below.

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