We are currently preparing for the AICE General Paper Exam
Currently: Reading Canterbury Tales
CAREER SPEAKER SERIES
We are currently preparing for our AICE General Paper Exam in May and reading everything that enlightens us about the world around us and write balanced, informed essays to become global citizens! Below are videos, podcasts, and articles we have discovered along the way.
IN-CLASS INFORMATION GATHERINGS:
World Channel (PBS)-- 203 Videos!
NY Times- A Memory Shortcut, With a Little Help From Friends
Smithsonian Magazine- Four Things That Happen When a Language Dies
Finding Your Roots- https://www.pbs.org/video/episode-7-children-of-the-revolution-tfi2xl/
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly- http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/video/
Articles found by our volunteer Nicholas Surdel, senior at UF:
Political Advancements? Good Discussion, at least:
Zoology Literature, BEES:
Machine is a better doctor than man?
Science Fiction, mathematically supported:
FOR THE EXAM:
You will be responsible for the General Prologue (even if ALL parts weren't fully examined in class, self-annotations are required), prologue for BOTH tales, Wife of Bath and Pardoner's Tale, Marjoe & Francis Chan comparison videos, the Practice What You Preach chart, characterization, Medieval background, and if you choose another tale for extra credit.
Look below for more tips. Will be updated as we get closer to the midterm.
When we began, each of you all are assigned a character from the prologue (in the file above).
Use SparkNotes No Fear or the Harvard Interlinear Translation to aid you in your annotations along with the side notes given in the text. DO NOT USE the SparkNotes summaries or analysis for this, stick to the link. The other pages will NOT give you what you need for our class purposes to decode line-by-line.
You should be:
Prologue to Wife of Bath's Tale
All about Aice General Paper
POWERPOINT BELOW- USE THIS TO STUDY
Below are lecture notes, worksheets, and study guides (click on the resource you need)
Past AICE Prompts
2018 PENDING (Coming Soon)
How you will be scored
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