Have you started your summer reading?

Rising Sophomores, have you started reading The Scarlet Letter yet? I’m rereading it again along with you, and I’ve just finished Ch 1 (after reading the Intro and The Custom House sections).

Don’t forget that you should be doing a dialectical quote journal as you go. Here’s an example of what that should look like:


The blue is the quote from the text. The black is your response to it (noting questions, ideas, meaning, etc). The green is where you go back later to add detail and significance.

Though it’s not required, you also might find it helpful to respond to these questions as you read:


Remember, you’ll be tested on this material on the second day of school.

Happy reading!