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Do not forget your summer reading assignments! Sankofa Freedom Academy High School SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENTS 2016   The following is the required summer reading for the students.  There is one mandatory book for each grade level with the exception of 12th grade.  Nubia has 2 mandatory books.  You are to select two(12th grade only one) additional books for a total of three books. For each book complete the following in your Summer Reading Composition Book.  Divide your book up into two sections: Djehuti Reflective Journal Vocabulary Enhancement   Title: Author: Genre: Characters: Setting: Conflicts: Theme: Plot: Conclusion: Author’s Purpose: Personal Connections: Community Connections: Connections to Africana people: Reflections: Journal Writing:  Composition notebook strictly for your summer reading. Divide your com Journal writing allows you to record YOUR thoughts and YOUR ideas about the selection as you are reading. Keep your journal handy as you are reading.  Use your Post-Its notes to earmark important plot points, settings, favorite parts of the story, and vocabulary words. Literature journals should be set up in the standard format you are familiar with. You are to complete the journal assignment for each novel or short story read.   Vocabulary Enhancement Assignment:  Choose 20 significant vocabulary words from each summer reading text.  These words should be crucial to the meaning of the book.  List the words in your journal with definitions and a one sentence explanation of the significance of this word to the meaning of the book.   9th Grade   ***The Pact by Davis, Jenkins and Hunt                                                               The Piano Lesson by August Wilson                                                                                                                                      47 Walter Mosley                                                                                                                  Copper Sun by Sharon Draper                                                                        The House on Mango Street  Sandra Cisneros                                                      Bang, by Sharon G. Flake              The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd                                                             Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Dantican                                                          Kindred by Octavia E. Butler                                                                                   The Haunting of Hip Hop by Bertice Berry                                                                        10th Grade ***Autobiography of Malcolm X A Question of Freedom by R. Dwayne Batts                        Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor                   Manchild in the Promised Land by Claude Brown Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck                                      Sally Hemings by Barbara Chase Riboud A Time to Kill by John Grisham                                             The Color Purple by Alice Walker    11th Grade   ***Hip Hop Generation by Bakari Kitwana                          The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan We Want Freedom by Mumia Abu Jamal                             Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Temple of My Familiar by Alice Walker                               The Debt by Randall Robinson Standing At the Scratch Line by Guy Johnson                       Cry the Beloved Country – Alan Patton
Posted by b.saavedra  On Aug 17, 2016 at 5:03 PM
  
Greetings, Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! I look forward to working with this school year. 
Posted by j.chavis  On Aug 17, 2016 at 2:54 PM
  
Congrats to all the scholar who did a good job on our first set of assessments!!! keep up the good work!
Posted by t.hill  On Sep 21, 2015 at 5:07 PM
  
Spanish1:  Mon- Directions Activity Tue- Preposition Review Wed- Community Places Vocab Find Thur- Make your community map Fri- Community/Prepositions/Directions vocab review activity Spanish 2: Mon- Imperfect vs. Preterite Story Wed- Superman! Activity Fri- Review activity (Past, Present, Future tenses)
Posted by Guest  On Mar 02, 2015 at 8:44 AM
  
Spanish 1: Thursday- Complete "Vocab Find" and Review Activities A,B,and C Friday- Study for test by completing study guide and reviewing flashcards! Spanish 2: Friday- Complete "Future Tense" Activities A and B
Posted by Guest  On Feb 20, 2015 at 8:49 AM
  
Congrats to those scholars who have reached 100% of their A/R reading goals: Okeem Stallings Makiy Trader Mecca Guirdy Iyannah Price
Posted by t.hill  On Jan 28, 2015 at 12:25 PM
  
Mecca - Jan. 21st Aniya B.- Jan. 26th Isaiah - Jan. 30th
Posted by t.hill  On Jan 28, 2015 at 12:24 PM 1 Comment
  
YEs!  
Good Job Class, with converting improper fractions to mixed numbers!!!
Posted by t.hill  On Nov 17, 2014 at 4:35 PM
  
HOTEP PARENTS **TUTORING WILL BE STARTING SHORTLY.  PLEASE BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR YOUR CHILD'S INVITATION.  WE ALSO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE STARTING AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS SHORTLY. SATURDAY SCHOOL WILL BE BEGINNING 10-18-2014  FROM 9 A.M. TO NOON.  WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO SEND YOUR SCHOLAR SO THEY CAN DO THEY GOOD BETTER BEST ON THEIR UPCOMING PSSA TESTING! *** PARENTS PLEASE SURE THAT WE HAVE UP TO DATE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR YOU IN CASE THERE IS AN EMERGENCY. ** PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE ELA POSTERS ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY 10-03-2014! PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A SCIENCE PROJECT THAT IS DUE 10-10-2014 YOUR CHILD WILL PICK THEIR FAVORITE ANIMAL OR PLANT AND CHRONICLE IT'S LIFE CYCLE..
Posted by l.clark  On Sep 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM
  
Posted by l.clark  On Sep 30, 2014 at 5:23 PM
  
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