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IB 12 Syllabus 2010-11(2)

IB 12 Syllabus 2010-11(2) - Fairview High School Course I...

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Fairview High School Course I 81 IB English: World Literature Syllabus Brennan, Nieb This syllabus is subject to change according to the needs of the school or teacher. Room 853,854 Teachers: Mrs. Tracy A. Brennan, Mrs. Karen Nieb Email: [email protected] , [email protected] Office hours: Brennan - Periods 3, 6 and by appointment, office #849 (access thru 848) Nieb – Periods 3, 7 and by appointment, office #844 (access through 845) IB English A1 HL Subject Requirements The IB English A1 HL curriculum is divided into four parts. You have already completed two parts in junior year. You will complete the other two parts and the HL assessments this year. For the Class of 2011, your chosen works are: Junior Year, fall semester Part 4: School’s free choice, 3 English, 1 World author Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon William Shakespeare, The Tempest Selected nonfiction from Thoreau, Emerson, and de Tocqueville Selected poetry by John Keats and Walt Whitman Junior year, spring semester Part 1: World Literature works (works in translation), 3 world authors Albert Camus, The Stranger OR Harry Mulisch The Assault Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chronicle of a Death Foretold IB assessments completed: Oral Presentation on Part 4 work, World Literature assignments on Part I works Senior year, fall semester Part II: Detailed Study REQUIRED TEXTS: Grade 12: Fall Semester (NOTE: In case of typos in the ISBN's, use publisher and date) Part 2 Works for Detailed Study: 1 Shakespeare plus 3 other English works, each from a different genre. 1.Shakespeare, Hamlet . Cambridge School Edition. ISBN 0521434947 2.Essays: Selected from Joseph Addison, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell and Naipaul. Provided by instructor. 3.Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness . ED. D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke. 2nd ed. Broadview, 1999. ISBN 1551113074 N.B. [This edition takes some time to get.]
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4.Poetry by Derek Walcott, W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot and others. Provided by the instructor. 5.Sonnets of Shakespeare. Provided by the instructor. 6.IB Assessments to be completed: Revision of World Lit assignments on Part I works 7.College essays due September 14 and October 8, 2010. Applying to college will be one of your major tasks during the fall semester. We will begin by focusing on the college essay at the start of the semester. You will be asked to submit a very good draft of one of your college application essays to your IB English HL teacher on September 14th. A draft of a second essay will be due soon after. The purpose of this assignment is to enable you to meet deadlines for early decision/early action college applications. One of the most important factors in a successful college application is careful planning and good time management. Please take advantage of the help and expertise available in the Post-Grad center early and often.
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