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AP Course Summer Reading Assignments: Home

RPCS AP Courses and Integrated Studies Readings and Assignments

In addition to the US Summer Reading requirements assigned by RPCS English teachers, AP and Integrated Studies courses have additional readings and assignments. Please find these readings and assignments in the boxes below. 

For more information about readings and assignments for coordinate classes:

Bryn Mawr Summer Reading Program

Gilman Summer Reading Program

AP History Classes

AP World History 10:

Click here for information from the instructor


AP United States History 11:

Click here for information from the instructor

Reading Supplement #1: Effects of the Columbian Exchange

Reading Supplement #2: Comparing Settlement Patterns

AP Visual Arts Classes

AP Studio Art 2D/Drawing Summer:

Click here for information from the instructor


AP Photo: 

Click here for information from the instructor

AP English

AP English Literature:

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte
Red at the Bone, by Jacqueline Woodson

In addition, please read one book of your choice from the US Summer Reading LibGuide and respond to it with one of the prompts in this assignment.*

AP Statistics

AP Statistics:  

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from Data, by Charles Wheelan

AP World Language Classes

AP Chinese:

China in Ten Words, by Yu Hua


AP French Language and Culture:

Click here for information from the instructor

Click here for the reading and here for the vocabulary list for the reading


AP Spanish:

Click here for information from the instructor

AP Science Classes

AP Chemistry:

Click here for information from the instructor


AP Pyschology:

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

Integrated Studies

Honors Research Seminar:

Profiles in Leadership 

(English, History, and Integrated Studies course)  

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, by John Carreyrou