*ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
You have TWO assignments for English, one for Literature and one for Religion
Read all directions carefully!
English, due to Ms.
Niemeyer: Guinea Pig Scientists, by
This non-fiction work discusses the lives and experiments
of several scientists who went above and beyond to further their research. When they
were denied the opportunity to test their theories on human subjects, they were
forced to use themselves as "guinea pigs" to find the answers they needed. Some
of them did not survive, and all changed the scientific community forever.
Your assignment for this book has two parts. In one, you are
to research and present information on one of the scientists you have read about.
In the other, you are to research and present information on the experiments
that scientist performed, and how the results have affected modern day science
and/or medicine. Use the rubric provided below.
Literature, due to
Mrs. Lazar: My Brother Sam is Dead,
by Christopher and James Collier
This is a fictional tale which takes place during the
Revolutionary war. The main character, Tim Meeker, has a very hard decision to
make. His parents are loyalists to the British crown. His brother, Sam however,
has decided to fight along with the rebels in order to secure freedom for their
country. Will he side with his parents, or will he follow his brother onto the
Read this awesome novel and write a book report,
using the template provided below. You will be turning in BOTH the filled-in
template (may be handwritten) AND the final TYPED essay.
Religion, due to Mr. O'Sullivan
The Gospel of Luke
does Luke connect Jesus to the Old Testament in the first three chapters of his
the Parable of the Good Samaritan, but in the context of today’s world. How is
the parable relevant to your life?
3. How does Luke characterize the disciples? How
does Luke treat their failures—especially in 22:21-62?
story/event from Jesus’ life and ministry in the Gospel of Luke was your
of the parables told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke was your favorite? Why?
is one thing that you learned about Jesus and His mission from the Gospel of