Fairview High School
Course I 81
IB English: World Literature Syllabus
This syllabus is subject to change according to the needs of the school or teacher.
Teachers: Mrs. Tracy A. Brennan, Mrs. Karen Nieb
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
Song of Solomon
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
OR Harry Mulisch
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
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
. Cambridge School Edition. ISBN 0521434947
2.Essays: Selected from Joseph Addison, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell and
Provided by instructor.
Heart of Darkness
. ED. D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke. 2nd ed. Broadview,
1999. ISBN 1551113074
N.B. [This edition takes some time to get.]