Honors English 1

Summer Reading Assignment

Over the summer, you will need to read one novel and write a response essay.

This assignment must be completed by August 17, 2016. 

Novels: (choose one)

The Five People You Meet in Heaven – by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie – by Mitch Albom


Write a 2-3 page essay on the following topic.

What can a reader learn from the novel that you read?

As you are reading, look for life lessons, quotes, and ideas presented in the book to answer this question.  Also, be sure to cite specific examples from the novel and use your own life experiences to back up your points.


o 2-3 pages long

o 12 point, Times New Roman font

o Double-space

o Black ink on white paper

o One-inch margins

o Introduction, body, and conclusion

o Be sure to have a clear thesis with the necessary support

o Proofread for grammatical and mechanical errors

Good luck!  Happy Reading!

Mrs. Lange