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Summer Assignments

Dear Current and Incoming SAS Students:
 
These are your summer assignments. SAS students are dedicated learners and learning does not stop for the summer. Please complete the assignments by the first day of the new school year.
 
If you have any further questions, please contact the appropriate teacher or counselor.
 
 
 
Summer Assignment By Subject
 
Incoming 9th Graders
 
Summer Reading Assignment
 
Choose any 2 books from the Summer Reading List (file below). For each book you read, fill out the appropriate Summer Reading Form (Book Report Fiction or Book Report Non-Fiction). Please bring the completed forms to class on your first day of school (September 13th).
 
Students may also want to consider reading books from this list for their own enjoyment.

In addition, in lieu of one of the books, students may also choose to participate in a museum or cultural visit with their parents.  To do this, they must have proof of attendance and complete the Museum Visit Form.
 
 
Math
 
AP Calculus - Summer 2016
 
OPTION 1  Calculus AP Students are required to complete THE SUMMER PACKET to discuss and review at the start of the school year. You do not have to print every page, just work on the problems and bring work and questions.
 
A smaller version is here: (Calculus Summer Packet.pdf) without some problems
 

There are 15 Units, so you should do 2 Units Each Week during the summer.

OR


OPTION 2 Students may sign up mrlangemath@gmail.com as their coach and complete all of the EXERCISES at khanacademy.org (go to Khanexercises, or google it) through calculus.
 
Students are encouraged to review basic math skills and precalculus as well.  Great materials can be found at www.mastermathmentor.com and great videos can be found at www.brightstorm.com.
 
 
Other Math Classes

All students are recommended to practice math one way or another.  Mr. Lange has many resources for Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus (Trig/MA), and Statistics on his website and blog (www.mrlangemath.com). 
 
Online study and practice is recommended, and one of the best places to study online is by using www.khanacademy.org (exercises at www.khanexercises.appspot.com).
 
 

English
 
   Incoming 10th Grade English Assignment
 
All 9th Graders going into the 10th grade are expected to complete the following assignment::
 
 
    Summer Work Assignment-AP English Language 2016
 
Students enrolled in Mr. Carmicle's, MR. Medoway's or Ms. Cusolito’s AP English Language classes are expected to complete the following assignment:
 
for English language
 
 
   Summer Work Assignment-AP English Literature 2016
 
Students enrolled in Ms. Tobenkin's AP Literature classes should complete the assignment:
 
 
    
     Honors/Regular Expository Composition

 
Students in Ms. Cusolito's 12th grade class should complete
 
 
Social Studies
 
Honors Economics- no summer assignment

AP Government- Complete this assignment regarding Supreme Court decisions during the summer

Contact Mr. Fitzpatrick by email if you have any questions.

 
 
 
Foreign Language
 
 
The assignment is also available for download below. 
 
Science
 
Find the appropriate summer assignment below.
 
Suggested reading for both AP and Honors Bio is "Letters to a Young Scientist" by Edward O. Wilson.
 
 
Other


Foreign Language

Science

Find the appropriate summer assignment below.

Other