2022-23 Summer Reading
Spartanburg District 5 schools require summer reading for all honors English classes. Rising 8th grade English 1 Honors students are expected to read one book over the summer.
Rising 8th Grade Honors English 1 Students
All English 1 Honors students must read the book of his/her choice by the first day of school and take a written test during the first week of the course. In addition to a written test, students must also be prepared for in-depth group discussion and analysis that leads to a culminating performance task.
- The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
- I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys