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

*All ELA work is due the first day of class






note: ELA assignments without a link have summer assignments listed below the class name.


Grade 9, 10 and 11 College Prep

Summer Reading

optional

Honors Grade 10 Summer Reading

The Namesake 

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Summer Reading

Honors Grade 11 Summer Reading 
The Grapes of Wrath 

by John Steinbeck
Annotation Guide

Summer Reading

AP Literature and Composition Summer Reading
Moby Dick by Herman Melville (the 150th anniversary Norton Critical Edition (2002))

AP annotation guide
 
Summer Reading

Grade 12 Summer Reading Directions 
Read and annotate your approved Senior Thesis book

How Do I Annotate? 

Summer Reading


 

Grade 12 Film and Literature

Read and annotate your approved Senior Thesis book

Optional:  View the companion film to the novelOptional: Book & Film Comparison Chart
(Use this chart to help you keep track of the differences between the two.) Optional:  STP Book Theme Tracker-- Very Helpful for NoteTaking
Summer Reading

Honors Humanities

Read and annotate your two approved Senior Thesis books

Book Annotation Rubrics

Summer Reading

AP Language and Composition


Directions for AP Language and Composition Summer Work

Summer Reading

 



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