Fahrenheit 451

As you read and reflect upon Fahrenheit 451, think about the following in preparation for our discussion of the book. Even though the novel was published in 1953, the New York Times says it “bears many alarming resemblances to our own” world. How is Guy Montag’s world of Fahrenheit 451 similar to our contemporary society? […]

Book List (2011-2012)

These are the books that we will read during the 2011-2012 school year. You are encouraged to buy your own copies of the books so that you can annotate them and build your personal library. There are not any special editions that you need; just find the most inexpensive versions (make sure they are not […]

Summer Assignments

JHHS GT English Summer Reading Assignments 2011-2012 1.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Read and annotate the novel. Make notes in the margins showing your thoughts as you read, such as predictions you make and questions you have. Some other things to look for and mark are figurative language (especially similes and personification), the number […]