8th Grade Summer Reading

1. Hero’s Journey
a)     Overview to introduce the hero’s journey.
b)     TED-Ed  four minute video that succinctly introduces the patterns in literature and in our lives relative to the hero’s journey (Joseph Campbell)
2Archetypes Overview

3. J. R. R. Tolkien 
a)     Biography and Facts
b)     BrainPOP video

4. The Hobbit
a)      Movie trailer for The Hobbit.
b)      Blog posts

Summer Reading Links 2013

Book trailer for all of the Lone Star 2013 titleshttp://www.youtube.com/user/TXLALoneStarBooks

OverDrive:    Many of the reading selections can be checked out as e-books through FISD’s OverDrive site!

Visit:  http://friscoisd.lib.overdrive.com

Click on the “Explore” pull-down, and review available titles under “PreAP/AP Summer Reading List Titles”and “Classic eBooks.”