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2017 Summer Reading

2017 Summer Reading Overview

Washington High School promotes reading during the summer months. Students are encouraged to read many books this summer, but are REQUIRED to read at least one book and complete a reading response log.  

Students will use the reading log to complete an essay assignment or project upon returning to school in August 2017. Students will receive credit for the reading response log and assignment through English classes.     

Summer reading response logs will be collected from the 1st day of school through Friday, August 25. 


The goal is for students to continue reading throughout the summer.  

Certain classes have required reading lists and assignments.  Those classes include:
*AP Literature
*AP Language and Composition
*Pre-AP English II

Response Log & Assignment

Students will be asked to show evidence of their reading by completing one of the following reading response logs. This log will be used to assist students with a written assignment that will be completed in their English class in the fall.

The reading response log and written assignment will be collected and credit will be assigned through 2017-2018 English classes.

Reading Response Chart

Notice and Note Signposts

Cornell Notes

Video tutorials for completing reading response logs can be found online.  

*Students enrolled in AP Literature and Composition should follow the guidelines on the AP Lit Summer Reading List and Assignment handout.

*Students enrolled in AP Language and Composition should follow the guidelines on the AP Language Summer Reading Assignment handout. 

Book Requirements

Student book selections for the summer reading assignment must be:

1.  At appropriate reading level

2.  A book not read previously in a class

3.  A book that has not been made into a movie
    (exceptions made with prior written approval from teacher)

4.  School appropriate

Suggested Book Lists

Where to find a book?

Washington High School Library

  • Students are allowed to check out books from the high school library for the summer.  Summer check outs will be done during Finals week.  
  • Students are encouraged to borrow titles from the WHS eBook collection that can be accessed through Destiny with a user name and password. 

Washington Public & Scenic Regional Library

St. Charles City/County Library