English Literature and HG Assignments for Summer 2021

Part One

English Literature Summer Assignments for all students:

TERM OIB Summer 2021

Baldwin-Stranger-in-the-Village

PREMIERE OIB Summer 2021

2nde OIB Summer 2021

3ieme OIB Summer 2021 Assignments

Summer Reading 4°

5° OIB Summer Reading: Buy the book ‘Wonder’ by RJ Palacio and complete the questions on this document:

5ème OIB Summer 2021 reading questions Wonder by RJ Palacio

6EME OIB Summer OIB

 

 

Part Two

 

HG Summer Assignments for students entering 1°OIB and T°OIB:

(Scroll down for 1°OIB and T°OIB assignments)

 

1°OIB Summer Work

History Theme 1

HG Summer Assignment for 1°OIB 2021

 

1°OIB Summer assignment 2021 chps

 

Summer 2021 Homework Support Resources:

 

Crash course episode on Westward US Expansion:

Link to short video deconstructing the myth of the Alamo (3m):

https://www.britannica.com/video/167039/overview-siege-Alamo

 

 

Books T°OIB students need to purchase (for Summer Assignment and Prior Reading Assignments throughout the forthcoming year):

 

This is the History book for obligatory background reading assignments in each chapter:

This is the corresponding Geography book for each chapter:

 

T°OIB Summer Assignment

 

History Chapter One:

 Causes and Impacts of the 1929 Crisis, Great Depression and Responses

 

HG Summer Assignment for T°OIB 2021

 

Additional Resources to support Summer Work on the Great Depression :

1) Article explaining the different economic viewpoints of KEYNES and HAYEK:

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-­‐14366054

 

2) Crash Course: Great Depression Episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCQfMWAikyU

 

3) Crash Course: New Deal Episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bMq9Ek6jnA

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OPTIONAL HOLIDAY WORK

3EME History Homework

3EME History Theme 3 holiday work booklet

4EME History Homework

4EME History Theme 3 holiday work booklet

 

 

Overview of HG Syllabus and Summer Assignment

 

HISTORY

Nations, Empires, Nationalities (from 1789 to the end of the First World War)

 

Theme 1: Revolutionary Europe and the US Experience

1: The French Revolution and Empire: a New Conception of the Nation

2: Europe between Restoration and Revolution (1814-48)

3: Meanwhile in America…

 

Theme 2: France and the US – Politics and Societies

4: The Second Republic and the Second Empire

5: Crisis of the Republic – American Civil War

6: Industrialization: Economic and Social Transformation in France and the USA

 

Theme 3: France and the US – Politics and Society to 1914

7: Consolidating the Republican Regime

8: Continuity and Change in French and US Society, 1870-1914

9: American and French Imperialism

 

Theme 4: WW1 – The Suicide of Europe

10: Overview of WW1

11: The Home Front and Total War

12: The End of WW1 and Transition to Peace

 

 

GEOGRAPHY

The Dynamics of a Changing World 

 

Theme 1: Urbanisation: a Global Differentiated Process

1: Cities at a Global Scale: the Growing Importance of Cities

2: Unequal and Changing Cities

3: Urbanisation in France

 

Theme 2: Diversification of Spaces, Actors and Production Spaces

4: Production Spaces

5: Urbanisation and Coastal Productive Zones

6: France: Productive Systems – Local, European and Global

 

Theme 3: US Rural Spaces

7: Fragmentation, Diversification and Conflict in Rural Spaces

8: Texas Case Study

 

Theme 4: China: Spatial Changes

10: Development and Inequalities

11: Resources and Environments under Pressure

12: Spatial Reconfiguration: Cities, Coasts and Rural Change

 

Summer Assignment 2021:

Preparation for History Theme 1

HG Summer Assignment for 1°OIB 2021

 

1°OIB Summer assignment 2021 chps

 

Summer 2021 Homework Support Resources:

 

Crash course episode on Westward US Expansion:

Link to short video deconstructing the myth of the Alamo (3m):

https://www.britannica.com/video/167039/overview-siege-Alamo

 

 

 

 

 

Overview of T°OIB and Summer 2021 Assignment

This is the History book for obligatory background reading assignments in each chapter:

This is the corresponding Geography book for each chapter:

 

T°OIB Syllabus

History

 

Theme 1: Challenges to Democracy, Rise of Totalitarianism and World War II: 1929-1945

Chp1: Causes and impacts of the 1929 Crisis + Great Depression

Chp2: Totalitarian Regimes (Nazi Germany and Stalin’s USSR)

Chp3: World War Two (Survey of the war, Violence, French Experience)

 

Theme 2: The Post War Bi-Polar World and Challenges

Chp1: End of WW2 and Emergence of the Cold War

Chp2: A New Geopolitical Order and Emergence of the Developing World

a) Creation of Israel and the Arab Response *

b) Emergence of Mao’s China *

c) Vietnam War, 1955-63

d) French Republic and Nationalist Movements in Africa, 1954-62

e) Castro’s Cuba, 1959-62 *

 

Theme 3: Economic, Political and Social Changes: 1950s-91

Chp1: International Economic and Political Changes

a) Oil and Political Islam

b) Deng and Reagan

c) The Rise of the EU and Fall of the USSR

Chp2: Domestic Challenges within the USA and France from the 1950s to 2001

Pillar One: The USA

Impact of Vietnam War

Civil Rights Movement

Rise and Evolution of Conservatism

Pillar Two: Protest and Government Responses in the USA and France

1968 and Counterculture

Feminism and Women’s Rights

LGBTQ+ Rights

 

Geography

 

 Theme 1: Seas and Oceans at the Core of Globalization

-Importance of Maritime Space in globalization

-Unequal integration of territories into globalization

-Tensions between States over the control and use of maritime space (e.g. South China Sea)

Question spécifique: France and the USA – a comparison of maritime powers

 

Theme 2: Territorial Dynamics, Cooperation and Tensions in Globalization

-Unequal integration of territories into globalization

-The place of the USA in Globalization

-Examples of Globalization at different scales:

Local, Regional, Global

 Question spécifique: France – differentiated international influence and unequal attractiveness in globalization

 

Theme 3: Complex Dynamics: The European Union and Globalization

– The European Union and Globalization

Question Spécifique The differential dynamics of cross- border territories of the United States and of France in the EU. 

 

 

Summer work preparation for History Chapter One:

 Causes and Impacts of the 1929 Crisis, Great Depression and Responses

 

HG Summer Assignment for T°OIB 2021

 

Additional Resources to support Summer Work on the Great Depression :

1) Article explaining the different economic viewpoints of KEYNES and HAYEK:

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-­‐14366054

 

2) Crash Course: Great Depression Episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCQfMWAikyU

 

3) Crash Course: New Deal Episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bMq9Ek6jnA