Do colleges have summer assignments?

Colleges have many different reasons for assigning summer reading and different approaches for dealing with the book once the students arrive on campus. When students arrive on campus either for Orientation or for September classes students will have a common experience around which they might begin conversations.

What are good 16 year old books?

16 coming-of-age books every 16-year-old should readThe Harry Potter series. JK Rowling, 1997-2011. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Stephen Chbosky, 1999. The Outsiders. SE Hinton, 1967. To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee, 1960. The Lord of The Rings. JRR Tolkien, 1954. The Catcher in the Rye. JD Salinger, 1951. Great Expectations. Charles Dickens, 1861.

What books are good for a 13 year old?

Diverse List of Books for 13 Year OldsThe Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani. Slider by Pete Hautman. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin. The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim. Refugee by Alan Gratz.

What reading level should a 9th grader be at?

Average Reading Level of 9-12th Graders is 5.3.

What grade level is the Hunger Games?

grade 5.3

Is Hunger Games ok for 11 year old?

Too violent and disturbing for kids This book is not for pre-teens. While it is well written and a page-turner, that does not make it a great read for kids. It is full of really awful graphic violence. The story is kids are forced to kill kids and that is not what I want my 11 year old’s head filled with.

Is Hunger Games movie ok for 12 year old?

Hunger Games has a PG-13 rating, despite the clearly violent nature of the story. We’re not just talking about teenagers seeing the movie. According to research, parents of 12% of 10 – 14 year olds let them see R rated violent movies. However, viewing a giant screen of violent imagery is different than reading a book.

How did haymitch win his games?

Haymitch won his own Games by using the arena’s force field as a weapon – a subversive act which the Capitol did not take well. We learn in the Mockingjay book that a couple of weeks after his victory, Haymitch’s mother, younger brother and girlfriend were all killed by Snow as punishment.