2018 Summer Assignments 

Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2022)

Incoming Sophomores (Class of 2021)

Incoming Juniors (Class of 2020)

  • All Juniors read Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza for their Theology class and complete a summer assignment on Turnitin.com. Set up your account at Turnitin.com and use Enrollment Key JrTheoSummer and the Class ID 17935441. For questions, please contact Mrs. Kate Romolo at kromolo@rogerbacon.org. The assignment is posted here.
  • AP® US History students read chapters 1, 3, 4, and 6 of Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen and Chapters 1 to 5 in Alan Brinkley, The Unfinished Nation.
  • AP® Language students read chapters 1, 6, and 10 of Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen. They should also listen to season 1, episodes 3-6 of the podcast Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell (available on for free on iTunes or revisionisthistory.com). For both the book and podcast, students should take hand-written notes in any manner of their choice, focusing primarily on the authors’ central arguments and evidence presented to support these arguments.
  • AP® Biology students read and comment on articles uploaded to Schoology and take quizzes over the readings. Students should log in at least every other week to check for new articles/discussions/quizzes. The access code for the class is 4JVJB-JPQQ7. For questions, please contact Mr. Kyle Monahan at kmonahan@rogerbacon.org.
      

Incoming Seniors (Class of 2019)

  • AP® Literature students read A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Students should take notes and focus on the significance of setting as they read.
  • AP® Psychology students choose one of the following units from the course textbook Myers Psychology:  Unit V "States of Consciousness" or Unit VI "Learning" and develop a class presentation by creating a one page hard copy handout and a power point (approximately ten minutes). The assignment is due on the Monday following Labor Day (September 4).
  • AP® Calculus AB and AP® Statistics complete the summer work packet.  Packets are available in the Guidance Office.
  • AP® Biology students read and comment on articles uploaded to Schoology and take quizzes over the readings. Students should log in at least every other week to check for new articles/discussions/quizzes. The access code for the class is 4JVJB-JPQQ7. For questions, please contact Mr. Kyle Monahan at kmonahan@rogerbacon.org.
  • AP® Macroeconomics students read the book AP® Macroeconomics Crash Course by Jason Welker, M.Ed. Choose a chapter from the book and develop a class presentation by creating a one page hard copy handout and a power point (approximately ten minutes) due on the Monday following Labor Day (September 4).