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English – All Classes

The English Department maintains their own site at https://sites.google.com/conroeisd.net/twhssummerreading/home?authuser=0. The following list is a brief summary of their more expansive work.

  • Dual Credit Seniors 2332 & 2333 (Required)

    1. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley: The 1831 version
  • Dual Credit Seniors 1301 & 1302 (Required Textbook for 1301, review & practice attempt exercises)

    1. The Elements of Style Workbook, by William Strunk, Jr. and Tip Top Education: ISBN-10: 1642810053 or ISBN-13: 978-1642810059, Should be in new condition and the workbook, not a different version
  • English IV AP (Required)

    1. Interpreter of Maladies, bu Jhumpa Lahiri: ISBN 978-0-358-21326-0
    2. The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros: ISBN 978-0-679-73477-2
  • English IV Honors (Required)

    1. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • English IV Level (Required)

    1. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World, by William McRaven
  • Dual Credit Juniors 1301 & 1302 (Required)

    1. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • English III AP (Required)

    1. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • English III Honors (Required)

    1. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles
  • English III Level (Required)

    1. Read a biography or auto-biography about someone (a real person—human, not animal) you admire and/or respect. This book must be in English and range from 150 to 300 pages.
  • English II Honors (Required)

    1. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
    2. How to Read Literature Like a Professor, by Thomas C. Foster: Read Chapter 1 “The Quest” only
  • English II Level (Choose ONE of the following novels)

    1. A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park
    2. The Body in the Woods, by April Henry
    3. Novio Boy, by Gary Soto
  • English I Honors & Level (Required)

    1. How to Read Literature Like a Professor for Kids, by Thomas C. Foster: ISBN: 9780062200853
    2. Animal Farm, by George Orwell: ISBN: 9780451526342