Mrs.Weissenburger's ExtraCreditPage
For the Over Eager-Extra Reader

WARNING:These assignments are for the student who wishes to make the added effort and
improve his/her literary experience. The assignments are not EASY nor are they for the student who has done no other work this semester.
BEWARE: Not for the easily daunted.


First Quarter--Work Due at the close of First Quarter

  1. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Use Maryland Standards)
  2. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  3. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  4. Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Second Quarter--Work Due at the close of Second Quarter

  1. Our Town by Thornton Wilder
  2. The Good Earth by Pearl Buck
  3. Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor
  4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Third Quarter--Work Due at the close of Third Quarter

  1. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  2. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
  4. Jane Eyre by Emily Bronte

Fourth Quarter --Work Due before Final Exam Week

  1. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  2. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  3. Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
  4. Hiroshima by John Hershey