The Reading Journal: Preparing for an Assessment on Summer Reading
By Gina Bellisario

Summer reading is often part of a high school English curriculum. Many times, incoming freshmen to seniorswill find they are required to read certain novels over their summer break. The purpose of this requirement istwofold: (1) it helps students strengthen their literacy skills; and (2) it allows English teachers to assess thoseskills at the beginning… Continue reading