• Novel Extra Credit

    Novel Extra Credit


    Select a novel from the list below and read it. 


    Make an appointment with Ms. James to take a test over your selected novel.

    • All extra credit exams will take place after school and are only offered Wednesday and Thursday.
    • Tests are objective and will be between 50 and 150 questions, depending on the novel you read.


    This may replace your lowest major grade (as long as it is not a zero).


    You may only do this ONCE per grading period.


    Deadlines are FIRM and will not be altered.  Plan accordingly.

    1st 9 weeks – October 10, 2017

    2nd 9 weeks – December 8, 2017

    3rd 9 weeks – March 9, 2018

    4th 9 weeks – May 21, 2018


    Novel Choices

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman – Ernest J. Gaines

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Alex Haley

    Beloved – Toni Morrison

    Billy Budd – Herman Melville

    The Color Purple – Alice Walker

    Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller

    East of Eden – John Steinbeck

    The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

    The House of Seven Gables – Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

    The Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper

    Moby Dick – Herman Melville

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

    Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe

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