Book List

Required Summer Reading

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ALL Freshmen:

Required #1: Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League, Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:

 

ALL Sophomores:

Required #1: Tattoos on the Heart, Father Gregory Boyle

Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:

 

Juniors:

Required #1: The Gospel of Cesar Chavez: My Faith in Action, Cesar Chavez

Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:

AP Literature: See below.

 

Seniors:

Required #1: Between the World and Me, Ta’Nahisi Coates

Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:

AP Language: See below.

Summer Assignments for AP Classes

Summer Assignments for AP Classes
Summer assignments are hyperlinked into the title of the specific AP courses listed below. Please note the additional directions provided for AP Chemistry.

History Department

AP US History Summer Assignment 2016-2017

AP US Government/Honors Economics Summer Assignment 2016-2017

AP European History Summer Assignment 2016-2017

Science Department

AP Environmental Science Summer Assignment 2016-2017

AP Chemistry Summer Assignment 2016-2017

Welcome to AP Chemistry 2016-2017!
Your summer assignment worksheet can be found here. And your directions are as follows:
·  Memorize the common ions (names, formulas, and charges) listed on the first page of the attached document.
·  Memorize the names and element symbols of elements #s 1-56, as well as Pt, Au, Hg, Pb, Rn, Fr, Ra, U, Pu.
·  Study the rules for using significant figures, and complete the significant figure worksheet (information and worksheet in the attached document).
Please contact Ms. Carmody at hcarmody@stbernardhs.org if you have any questions about this assignment.

English Department

AP English Literature Summer Assignment 2016-2017 (on its way)

AP English Language Summer Assignment 2016-2017