Overview of Major Assignments and Activities
We will be reviewing and reworking our understanding of
literature, how to read a text closely, and how to write literary analysis.
We will be completing practice multiple-choice sections of the
AP Exam and doing impromptu essays based on IB and AP Exam questions.
We will be writing your second World Literature paper and two
other major essays, as well as several short writing assignments.
We will be covering the literature listed above (subject to
change due to time constraints and class’s need), and completing
pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading activities. The literature
we’re covering reflect the four genres of literature IB expects you to know
and understand: drama, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. These four genres
are also covered on the AP Exam.
We will be practicing oral commentaries in preparation for
your formal IB commentary (which will happen during the first part of second
Diploma candidates will be completing the IB Extended Essay
before winter break. All requirements for completing this paper will be
embedded in your grade for this class.