LAST TIPS FOR YOUR SENIOR MEMOIR PROJECT
MateriaLS to BIND book and past examples
You can bind your book with anything as it says in the guide. Some of the favorites in the past (and most sturdy) have been wire, cloth string, yarn, pipe cleaners, book rings, and round head fasteners, floss, the middle rings in a binder, etc.
Click the links below to see examples:
Round head fasteners
Felt or Foam sheets, or Cardboard is a good way to ensure sturdiness. Here are some links below:
Here are some videos to help you bind your book (though you can do it ANY way you see fit). These are just suggestions:
Tutorial #1 with cloth string
Tutorial #2 with twine (skip to 5:18)
Tutorial #3 with wire or book ring
Tutorial #4 for perfect binding (like a real book)
Tutorial #5 with paper clip and rubber band
Tutorial #6 rebinding an old spiral notebook with string to insert your own pages
SLIDESHOW OF EXEMPLAR PAST MEMOIR/CREATIVE BOOK EXAMPLES BELOW:
**Remember after 35 days given for this project, it is expected that your book concept be reflective of this.**
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
CAREER SPEAKER SERIES
CLASS of 2020, CHECK BACK ON JUNE 10, 2019 FOR YOUR SUMMER ESSAY ASSIGNMENT AND READING CHAPTER BY LAST NAME.
POWERPOINT BELOW- USE THIS and THE BLUE/PURPLE SHEET FOR PAPER 1 TO STUDY FOR THE PAPER 1 EXAM
Below are lecture notes, worksheets, and study guides (click on the resource you need)
Past AICE Prompts
How you will be scored