WHS Summer Assignments

Dear Students and Parents,  

Please see the classes listed below with links for WHS summer assignments.  Note that some of the assignments are optional, and for some there are choices between assignments.   Many optional assignments offer extra credit.  All assignments are designed to prepare you for the first day of the new school year.  If you have any questions about the summer assignments, please contact the department coordinator listed beneath each subject.

English Language Arts*                                                                            

ELA Coordinator: Maureen Regan

maureen.regan@watertown.k12.ma.us

Grade 9

All - unleveled

Grade 10 

Grade 11 

Grade 12 

All reading and written work for honors and AP courses is due the first day of class.  


Projects for optional summer reading are due on Monday, September 9, 2019.

Directions:

Summer Reading Assignment

and Project Options

College Prep

Directions:

Summer Reading Assignment 
and  Project Options 

College Prep
Directions:

Summer Reading Assignment

and  Project Options 

College Prep

Directions and Links:

Summer Reading

Read and annotate your approved senior thesis title

How Do I Annotate?

 



 

10 Honors

Directions:

Summer Reading

Read The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Link to ELA 10 Honors Summer Work Directions & Annotation Guide

 

11 Honors

Directions:

 Reading

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Directions for annotating and reading of The Grapes of Wrath

Honors Humanities

Directions:

Summer Reading

Read and annotate your two approved senior thesis titles

How Do I Annotate?

Annotations Grading Rubric

       11 AP Literature and Composition

Directions:

Summer Reading

Read and annotate: Moby Dick by Herman Melville the 150th anniversary Norton Critical Edition (2002)

Link to AP annotation guide


AP Junior Annotations Rubric: 2019-2020
 
 12 AP Language and Composition

Read and annotate The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison.


AP Language Summer Reading Directions

 


Mathematics

Math Coordinator: Dan Wulf
daniel.wulf@watertown.k12.ma.us

 

 

 

 

 

Algebra 1
optional

Algebra II

Due the Week of 9/13/2019

Honors Algebra II

Ms. Seashore's Algebra and Geometry Classes
optional



Applied 
Geometry

optional

Intermediate Algebra 

optional

Geometry & Honors Geometry
Due the Week of 9/9/2019

Preparation for College Math
optional



Precalculus
Due the Week of 9/9/2019

Honors Precalculus
optional

AP CalculusAB

Advanced Algebra with Trigonometry
optional

 

Topics in Statistics
optional

Honors Statistics

AP Statistics

 

 

 Science


Science Coordinator: Lynsey Kraemer
lynsey.kraemer@watertown.k12.ma.us

 

 

 

 

 

Honors Physics & Physics with Algebra
&
Part II
&
Summer Review

AP Chemistry

AP Biology   

AP Environmental Science


AP Physics 1

AP Physics C
&
Part I
&
Part II

 

 

 

 Social Studies


Social Studies Coordinator:

Kraig Gustafson
kraig.gustafson@watertown.k12.ma.us

 

 

 

 


9th Grade US History I


10th Grade US History II


11th Grade World History


AP US History


Psychology
optional


Honors Psychology


AP Psychology


Civics
optional


AP European History


Honors American Legal System

 

 

 

World Language

World Language Coordinator:
Adam Silverberg
adam.silverberg@watertown.k12.ma.us

 

 

 

 


AP Spanish Summer Reading


AP Italian Summer Reading