• AICE English General Paper 1 (FRESHMEN) Summer Reading Projects

    Students will complete TWO projects-  They will read one book (from the list provided) and complete a worksheet/project on literary devices. Then students will create a presentation on an important issue/problem that is happening in the world while giving possible solutions. BOTH of these projects will be turned into your AICE English General Paper teacher. Due: August 26th, 2022- Hard copies will be turned in to your teacher, digital work will be turned in through Canvas. DO NOT email work to teachers.

    Project #1

    Choose and read ONE book-

    Part 1:

    1. Dry – Jarrod Shusterman
    2. Turtles All The Way Down – John Green
    3. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
    4. I am Malala – Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick
    5. 1984 – George Orwell
    6. The Pearl – John Steinbeck
    7. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
    8. Night – Elie Wiesel

    Part 2: Type a ONE PAGE summary (MLA format) of your chosen book and complete ONE of the activities below (complete either activity a OR activity b).

    1. Complete the Literary Devices worksheet (attached here)

    -OR-

    1. Create an art project (video, collage, poem, picture, etc.) that showcase what you’ve learned from the book. You MUST incorporate the theme/s, symbols, characters, conflict/s, climax (turning point of the book), setting, and foreshadowing/flashbacks. Please provide a ½ page written explanation as to how all elements were incorporated and why you chose to depict them in the way in which you did.

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    Project #2

    Issues/Problems Around the World

    Please choose an issue that the world is currently facing (if you cannot come up with an issue, there is a list provided that you can choose from, but it is not required to do a listed issue). Create a presentation using either PowerPoint, Prezi, a poster board, etc., that incorporates the following listed below:

    • What the issue is (name of the issue/problem, defining/explaining what the issue/problem is)
    • When and how it started
    • Who the issue is affecting and how it’s affecting those involved
    • Why it is an issue/problem and what is happening because of it
    • 2-3 possible solutions explained (what is a potential solution- how would the solution work, what would it take in order to make it work, why is it a good option?)

     

    Please do not forget to include a work cited page.

    -Current issues: -Human Rights and Access to Justice

    -Marine Conservation -Global Public Health -Wildlife Conservation

    -Climate Crisis and Clean Energy - Social Economic Development

    - Food Security -Gender Equality -Water Scarcity -Mental Health –Overpopulation

    If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Ashton.Sieczko@marion.k12.fl.us

    MLA format:

    Put this header (example below) in the top left corner of your paper, all stacked on top of each other as shown.

    The whole paper should be double spaced.

    Font: Times New Roman in size 12

     

    Name

    Date

    EGP (English General Paper)

    Teacher’s name