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Summer Reading

To support Ooltewah High School literacy efforts, the OHS JROTC department will require each returning LET 2 student (rising sophomores) to read two books from the Department Reading List prior to returning to school in the fall.  The students will be quizzed on both books and will write a report on one of the books.


Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane

All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque

 


The Ooltewah JROTC Department will require each returning LET 3 (rising junior) to read two books from the department reading list prior to returning in the fall. Each student will take an exam on each book and will write a review on one of the books.



Bruce Catton Gettysburg: The Final Fury

Michale Shaara Killer Angels

Jeff Shaara Gods and Generals

Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Harold J Moore We Were Soldiers Once...And Young

Stephen Ambrose Band of Brothers

Citizen Soldier

D-Day

Pegasus Bridge

The Ooltewah JROTC Department will require each returning LET 4 (rising senior) to read two books from the department reading list prior to returning in the fall.  There are two lists and each student must read one book from the list of biographies and one from the other list. A student may not read the same book they read as a LET 3.  Each student will take an exam on each book and will write a review on one of the books.


Biographies:


Colin Powell My American Journey

Norman Swartzkopf It Doesn't Take a Hero

Tommy Franks An American Soldier

Benjamin O Davis American

George C. Marshall Soldier - Statesman of the American Century by Mark A. Stoler

George Patton Patton: Lesson in Leadership by Jack Uldrich

Condolezza Rice No Higher Honor

Nelson Mandella Long Walk to Freedom (No second book required if you read this)


Secondary Reading:


Bruce Catton Gettysburg: The Final Fury

Michale Shaara Killer Angels

Jeff Shaara Gods and Generals

Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Harold J Moore We Were Soldiers Once...And Young

Stephen Ambrose Band of Brothers

Citizen Soldier

D-Day

Pegasus Bridge



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