Click on the links below to view the 2019 Summer assignments for each subject
Not all classes require an assignment to be completed over the summer. Please check your upcoming classes and if an assignment is required it will be listed here.
Some assignments may call for a worksheet to be completed. If a worksheet exists then it will either be submitted by the teacher to the student or posted on the website. Some teachers count these worksheets as tests so there is a possibility that these worksheets are not posted. If an assignment is required it will be listed by department below.
***Please note: There are no assignments for the Social Studies Department***
- English I, Honors English 1
- English II, Honors English II
- English III, AP Lang & Comp
- English IV, AP English IV
- Visit musictheory.net
- Go to the three dots on the upper right of the screen and it will show your progress report. Use the share icon. Type Summer Assignment and your name in the Subject box. Use the share icon check mail and send the answer page by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go to www.musictheory.net Read and study the first section marked The Basics. Go to the exercise section and choose Note Identification. Scroll down and make the following selections. Customize – Yes (Scroll down) Clefs – Treble and Bass Range the 3rd one from the left which is two lines below to two lines above the staff. Key signatures – the no # or b box Names- Choose Letters Accidentals choose Yes
Work on the exercise until you have 200 correct. It does not have to be all on the same page and the number incorrect is not important. Go to the three dots on the upper right of the screen and it will show your progress report. Type Summer Assignment and your name in the Subject box. Use the share icon and send the answer page by email to email@example.com. Follow directions for sending.
Go to www.musictheory.net.
Part One: Begin with “Lessons” the “Major Scale” to “Triad Inversion.” Study and know this information.
Part Two: Drop down “Exercise,” work on Note Identification set choices as follows: Customize – Yes, Clef – Bass only, Range from E below staff to E above that is one line below to one line above the staff, Key signature is on 0 sharp or flats, Note names is on Letters, Accidentals to be used – Yes
Do the same and check treble clef so you will have 100 correct in each category. Key Signature Identification – Customize – yes, Clefs Treble and Bass, What names should you use? letters, Major and minor – Major only Be sure to check all boxes in the which keys to use section. 100 correct
Interval Identification: Treble and Bass, 2 lines below to 2 lines above the staff, Generic intervals only
Check all boxes 2nd to 8th. 100 correct
Part Three: Interval Ear training: Check all perfect and major intervals plus triton and minor 7th. Allow intervals to change? Yes, How should intervals be played? 4th choice Slower and Piano Answer until you have 100 correct. Follow directions for sending.
Go to www.musictheory.net.
Part One: Begin “Lessons” and study each lesson until Roman Numeral Analysis
Part Two: Drop down “Exercises” All exercises except Fret board customize as follows: Treble and Bass Clefs, Range: 2 lines above and below staff. 1. Note identification 2. Key signature identification 3. Interval identification 4. Scale identification 5. Chord identification.
Get 50 correct in each of the sections. Go to the three dots on the upper right of the screen and it will show your progress report. Print when you finish each section. Bring to school in September or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Three: Drop down “Ear Trainer,” and practice intervals with all intervals checked in the options blocks until you have 100 correct. In the same drop down, choose “Chords” and check only major, minor, augmented and diminished triads. Practice until you have 100 correct answers and copy the answer page and bring to class the first week of school. Follow directions for sending.
Students who completed Honors Music Maj. III: Define and know the following list of terms:
- Chapter 2 and 3 from Barons AP music theory (see the link below) if you do not yet have the book use the tonal harmony books or google for the answers. When you have the AP Barons book you can also begin working on the melodic dictation section from the provided CD’s. Follow directions for sending.
- Honors Biology
- Honors Chemistry
- AP Chemistry
- Conceptual Chemistry
- AP Biology
- Physical Science
- AP Physics
Instructions: You are to read one of the following books listed below:
- Title of the Book: She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall
Author: Misty Bernall and Madeleine L’Engle
- Title of the Book: Two from Galilee
Author: Margery Holmes
- Title of Book: Heaven is for Real
Author: Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
After you have finished reading the book, please answer the following questions in paragraph form. Your answers should be no more than 5-7 sentences in each paragraph. Please make sure your paper is 2-4 pages as well, double-spaced, 12-point font and Times New Roman. This paper will count for your first major grade.
- Give an elaborate and detailed summary of the book and point out any major points, thoughts, ideas, or concepts that have to do with our Faith and Theology.
- Explain how this book may have made you feel in regards to your faith.
- What are some key points and ideas that you can take away from this book?
- What are some life lessons that you can take away from this book?
- How does this book relate to our Faith and Theology?
- How does the author connect the book to our Faith?
Students are asked to either
Write a reflection paper on the book they chose to read or
Write a report on the visit to a Shrine in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia or in another state or country
The guidelines for how to write these assignments were given on the hard copy before the summer break and can be found here. They also will be posted on both, the freshmen and sophomore class documents on NetClassroom.
Sophomore Book Options:
- Title of the Book: 7 Secrets of the Eucharist, Author: Vinny Flynn
- Title of the Book: A Father Who Keeps His Promises, Author: Scott Hahn
- Title of the Book: The Shack, Author: William P. Young
- Title of the Book: The Ultimate Gift, Author: Jim Stovall
The assignment will be evaluated for a Test grade and is due on the FIRST day of class.
All students currently rostered for Theology III and IV for the 2019-2020 Academic Year are asked to offer an additional FOUR HOURS of voluntary Christian Service to a local, non-profit organization. This is above and beyond the minimum twenty hours per year that is part of the curriculum. Possible places are:
- St. Francis Inn
- St. Christopher’s Hospital
- Aid for Friends
- Project H.O.M.E.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society
- Any food cupboard
- Any Senior Housing facility
- Other organizations
On the first day of Theology class, please submit a Reflection Paper on your experiences. Include time, place, people served, your expectations, any movement of grace “beyond your comfort zone”, insights gained…. (Use Standard Font and 1” margins MLA Style for the paper)
- French I
- French II
- French III
- French IV
- AP Latin
- Italian II
- Italian III
- Italian IV, AP Italian
- Honors Spanish IV
- AP Spanish IV
Honors Spanish IV students should watch the Senor Jordan video on POR vs PARA on Youtube. Take thorough notes on looseleaf in your own handwriting to be handed in on the first day of class and used for an activity in class.
There are two assignments for AP Spanish IV
- AP Spanish IV students should watch the Senor Jordan video on POR vs PARA on Youtube. Take thorough notes on looseleaf in your own handwriting to be handed in on the first day of class and used for an activity in class.
- Students were given the assignment from People en Espanol magazine in class before school ended. This assignment will also be due on the first day of class.