English Outside Reading Requirements

Class time for reading may be provided at the discretion of the teacher. All books must be pre-approved.  At CRHS, outside reading counts for 10% of your overall grade.  In order to pass this requirement, students must meet or exceed the following requirements:


Performance Task

Success Criteria

what you learn

how you show it

how you did

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently. (R.9-12.10)

  • Read 2 books

    • Read 2 Open Choice book. The book must be at least 200 pages and closely match your independent reading level. In other words, if you are reading at the college level, you should NOT be reading something like Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen.

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  • Reading Progress. Monitor your weekly pages read and finish 100% of your book.

  • Book Project. Complete a project based on one of the books you read per semester and present it to the class.

  • Book Form. Explain your book by answering questions on the English Book Forms via webpage.

  • Extra Reading. Books read beyond the requirement will be awarded 5 extra credit points per book and could improve a student’s overall grade (10 books maximum).

1st Semester

January 25th, 2018

2nd Semester

June 15th, 2018

  • Complete Book Form

  • Participate in Book Discussion

  • Complete Semester Book Project/Presentation