College Visit Assignment (summer assignment)

Summer reading assignments don’t work, because most students don’t read the book.

They look at the Spark Notes, do the assignment, and get a good enough grade.

We probably all know honor roll students who’ve never read an entire class book. That’s sad.

So, I prefer to give students this summer assignment: Visit a college, take photos, and make a presentation about it.

This assignment is harder to fake, and it forces students to think about where to go to college (if at all).

This Video Explains the Assignment in Detail

Published by Mr. Curtis Sensei

Hello! My name’s Curt, and I’m a teacher, Director of ELL, and Co-Director of Educational Technology at a small private high school in West Michigan. I share my ideas here.

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