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IB SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

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Grade 9

English 9 PreDip Summer Reading

The summer assignment is based on the book Great Expectations. View the assignment.


9 PreDip Biology Assignment

The summer assignment is a review of the scientific method and reading and interpreting graphs. Assignments are due the first day of school.

View the Biology Corner Website on the Scientific Method.

Scroll down to Virtual Labs- choose the lab: Using the Scientific Method- Plant Experiment. Complete the lab and answer all of the questions. You may print out the answer sheet or answer on your own paper.

Return to the Biology Corner Website. Scroll down to Analyzing and Graphing Data. Choose the activity Interpreting Graphs. Answer the questions. You may print out the answer sheet or answer on your own paper.


World History Summer Reading

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Grade 10

English 10 PreDip Summer Reading

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A.P. United States Government and Politics

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Grade 11

English 11 IB - Summer Reading Assignment

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Grade 12

English 12 IB

The IB summer reading assignment for rising seniors is to secure a copy of Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa and to read the text. There is no formal written assignment for the text; however, students should be prepared to complete several essays and an objective test on their readings in the first two weeks of school.


PreDip Biology Assignment

Prepare for Biology, Review scientific method.
You should be able to:

  • Identify in a lab experiment, the control, constant, independent variable and dependent variable.
  • Develop an experiment based on a research question.
  • Complete the Worksheet on Experiments and turn in on the first day of school.

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Languages

French

Rising French 2/French 2PIB

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Rising French 3/French 3PIB

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Rising Honors French 4

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Rising IB French

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Rising Honors AP French

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Pre-Dip German II

Go to: zdf.de
Click on: ZDFMediathek
Click on: Sendung Verpasst

Every two weeks, watch any program that is a minimum of 30 minutes long. Crime dramas like SOKO Koln or SOKO Stuttgart are fairly easy to follow and enjoyable to watch. Write a 100 word synopsis of the program in English as to what you think was going on in the program.

Go to: duolingo.com
Practice at least 60 minutes per week.
Keep a log and have it signed weekly by your parent or guardian.

The Assignments will be turned in the first day of class.

Pre-Dip German III

See the directions for Pre-Dip German II above.

H-German IV, IB German and AP German

Follow the directions as above for Pre-Dip German 2. In addition, write out and be prepared to respond orally for 20 seconds each to the situations below:

  • Was hast du im Sommer gemacht?
  • Du siehst krank aus. Was ist denn los?
  • Du bist so spät nach Hause gekommen. Wie hast du das den Eltern erklärt?
  • Ich fahre heute in der Stadt einkaufen. Kann ich dir etwas mitbringen
  • Du hast doch einen neuen Job erst letzte Woche angefangen. Warum willst du denn jetzt schon aufhören?
  • Du hast eine Million Dollar gewonnen. Was machst du damit?

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Summer Assignments for IB Spanish

PreDip SPANISH II
Summer Assignment

Visit the Warwick High IB website for the Spanish vocabulary lists (http://warwick.nn.k12.va.us/ib). Print out the lists for your binder.
Choose two vocabulary lists of the most interest to you and create an illustration using 20 or more words from each of the selected lists.

Students should turn in the two illustrations on the first day of class. An example would be to make an illustration of a house and label the rooms of the house and furniture in Spanish for the Tema 6 list   La Casa. All vocabulary lists are labeled at the bottom, left hand corner with  Tema  which means theme/chapter. Students should also put the attached vocabulary lists in the Spanish II Pre-Diploma binders at the beginning of the year for reference.

PIB SPANISH 3
SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

This activity s main purpose is to help you keep in contact with Spanish language during your vacation time. Design a summer journal in Spanish. You should include:
1. Your own biography. Minimum 200 words
2. Three 50-word comments of three different Hispanic news articles. One for June, one for July, one for August.
3. Include 5 comments of Hispanic related activities you did in the summer including dates (restaurant visits, museums, festivals, TV programs, movies, books, piñatas, fiestas, etc)
Here is a link you may use to find newspapers. You can point to any city in the world with a newspaper and it will show you the front page of that paper. You can easily be linked to the paper.
http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/
Turn in your journal on September 7 or 8 depending on which day you have your Spanish class.
Summer Journal________________________________________
Teacher Name: Marisol Morales
Student Name: ___________________________________

CATEGORY

4 = 100

3 = 85

2 = 70

1 = 56

Focus on Assigned Topic

The entire journal is related to the assigned topic and allows the reader to understand much more about the topic.

Most of the journal is related to the assigned topic. The story wanders off at one point, but the reader can still learn something about the topic.

Some of the journal is related to the assigned topic, but a reader does not learn much about the topic.

No attempt has been made to relate the journal to the assigned topic.

Accuracy of Facts

All facts presented in the journal are accurate.

Almost all facts presented in the journal are accurate.

Most facts presented in the journal are accurate (at least 70%).

There are several factual errors in the journal.

Organization

The text is very well organized. One idea or scene follows another in a logical sequence with clear transitions.

The text is pretty well organized. One idea or scene may seem out of place. Clear transitions are used.

The text is a little hard to follow. The transitions are sometimes not clear.

Ideas and scenes seem to be randomly arranged.

Requirements

All of the requirements (own biography, article comments, comments on summer activities, due date ) were met.

Almost all (about 90%) the requirements were met.

Most (about 75%) of the requirements were met, but several were not.

Many requirements were not met.

Creativity

The journal contains many creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has really used his imagination.

The journal contains a few creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has used his imagination.

The journal contains a few creative details and/or descriptions, but they distract from the story. The author has tried to use his imagination.

There is little evidence of creativity in the journal. The author does not seem to have used much imagination.

Spanish IB4 and AP

Visit a Spanish news source such as:

  • CNN en Espanol
  • El Pais
  • La Prensa
  • El Tiempo
  • El Clarín
  •  People en Español 
  • El Mundo

Read and summarize in Spanish a current event from the Internet or Spanish language news source each month. You should have 3 for the summer. You should choose a different type of article each time, such as Sports, Politics, History, Geography, Social events etc. The article should have relevance to a Hispanic country and the summary should consist of 100 words as a minimum. Print the article to accompany your summary. Use correct Spanish and try to implement new vocabulary and authentic idiomatic expressions.

Review vocabulary and verb tenses, conjugations and usage from the previous levels of language study.

Reinforce listening skills by watching or listening to Spanish via Univision or music, Spanish radio etc.

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Electives

IB Art I Summer Assignments

Students will begin work in their research workbook (RWB). View the assignment.

IB Art Design II Summer Assignments

Students need to complete 20 pages of quality research citing several sources in their RWB

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