If your student is struggling in English with the reading assignments, there is help:
Sparknotes.com provides an overview of each chapter and gives the student a focus, main idea, insight to the characters, etc.
Check out a search on You Tube and see if the novel is being read by someone, follow along in your book.
Warning: DO NOT READ SPARKNOTES WITHOUT READING YOUR BOOK! English teachers know all about sparknotes and it is to be used only as a guide for your reading!
Article of the Week (AoW) be sure you student works on this assignment one step at a time through the week.