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Summer Reading for Fall 2021

Incoming Seventh Graders

Incoming Seventh Graders (standard level - not honors)

Updated May 2021

Incoming seventh-graders in standard level English will be able to earn extra credit in their English classes if they read one of the following three novels and record a FlipGrid video on a specific prompt about the novel during the first week of school.

Choices for seventh grade, standard level students:

  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

If you need help securing a copy of the novel, please contact Miss Miller at

Incoming Seventh Graders (Literature and Composition I)

Honors (Literature and Composition I) students will turn in an assignment on the first day of school on the novel Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.  Please read the summer assignment paper carefully and follow all directions (updated May 17, 2021).

Note: You must be signed in with your N-MUSD Google account ( in order to access the assignment.  Your personal Gmail account will not work.

If you need help securing a copy of the novel, please contact Mrs. Cross at

Incoming Eighth Graders

Eighth Grade Literature and Composition II Summer Reading

Eighth-grade students will turn in the assignment for "The Most Dangerous Game," a short story by Richard Connell, on the first day of school.  Please read the summer assignment paper carefully and follow all directions (updated May 17, 2021).

Note:  You must be signed in with your N-MUSD Google Account ( in order to access the assignment.  Your personal Gmail will not work.

Complete both of the following:

If you need any assistance, please contact Mrs. Reilly:


Please contact Jayme Miller, English department chair, via email for all questions.