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East Greenwich School District Summer Reading: Writing 104 - URI Intro to Writing and Rhetoric

Summer reading requirements at Cole Middle School and East Greenwich High School, East Greenwich Rhode Island

Summer Reading Requirements for Course: Writing 104 URI Intro to Writing and Rhetoric

Writing 104 URI Intro to Writing and Rhetoric Summer Reading Requirements

Four Required Readings and Assignments:

  • Select one book to read from the INJUSTICE FICTION or INJUSTICE NONFICTION reading options.  Complete the EGHS Choice Summer Reading Graphic Organizer for the book you selected to read from the fiction or nonfiction Injustice reading list.
  • Read On Writing by Stephen King.  Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.
  • Read On Writing Well by William Zinsser.  Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.
  • Read The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.  Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.

Required Summer Reading Book #1

  1. Select one book to read from the INJUSTICE FICTION or INJUSTICE NONFICTION reading options.  Click on the links above or select the tabs at the top to view reading choices.  
  2. Complete the EGHS Choice Summer Reading Graphic Organizer for the book you selected to read from the fiction or nonfiction injustice reading list.

Important Information for Juniors and Seniors

Important Information for Juniors and Seniors:

If you are enrolled in two semester courses, you MUST read the required book for each course, but you need only read one choice book. You do not have to select separate choice books for both courses. 

Required Summer Reading Book #2

  • Read On Writing by Stephen King.  
  • Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.

One eBook copy available through our school library. To access the eBook, click on the link above and enter the following:
Username: Your five digit lunch ID
Password: EGR

*53 print copies, audio book, and eBook available at state public libraries. Call or stop by your public library to pick up a copy.

Required Summer Reading Book #3

  • Read On Writing Well by William Zinsser.  
  • Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.

*17 print copies, audio book, and eBook available at state public libraries. Call or stop by your public library to pick up a copy.

Required Summer Reading Book #4

  • Read The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.  
  • Take handwritten notes that summarize and analyze significant and/or instructive points/concepts. These notes will be collected and may be used on assessments.

*24 print copies available at state public libraries. Call or stop by your public library to pick up a copy.