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Term 1 – Part 1: LANGUAGE IN CULTURAL CONTEXT & Part 4: LITERATURE CRITICAL STUDYTexts: The Collected Works of Edgar Allen Poe and English Language and Literature textbookWeeks - 10TopicLearning FociFormative & Summative Assessment1-5Part 4: Literature – Critical StudyThe Collected Works of Edgar Allen Poe Context of composition – Poe and his lifeContextual lens – Historicism, conventions of Gothic literature and the short story formPoe’s stories analysis Identifying and understanding imagery, symbolism, extended motif, characterisation, mood and structuring to build dramatic tensionClose reading and discussionFamiliarisation with Individual Oral CommentaryWritten and oral tasksDiscussionClose readingMarking up text extractsWritten and oral analysis of text extractsPractice Individual Oral Commentary (IOC) – paired and preparedPractice WT1 – creative response6-10Part 1: Language in cultural contextHistory of LanguageLanguage and CommunitiesFamiliarisation with meta-language – flashcards & postersText types and their conventions The language of analysisUnderstanding the impact of visual languageWritten and oral tasksEnglish language history summary taskChapter 1 summary and glossary.Language and culture reflectionsCartoon analysis taskClose reading tasksPractice Paper 1 Tasks – Text analysisHoliday Home Learning: Practice Written Task 1 Read A Streetcar Named DesireTerm 2 – Part 1: LANGUAGE IN CULTURAL CONTEXT & Part 4: LITERATURE CRITICAL STUDYTexts: A Streetcar Named Desire and English Language and Literature textbookWeeks - 11TopicLearning FociFormative & Summative Assessment1-4Part 4: Literature – Critical Study A Streetcar Named DesireContext of composition – Williams and his lifeContextual lenses – Marxism, Feminism, The American Dream and the play formClose reading and discussionText extract analysisIdentify and understand imagery, symbolism, extended motif, characterisation, mood and structuring to build dramatic tensionConsolidate understanding of the Individual Oral CommentaryWritten and oral tasksDiscussionSetting analysis taskCSI10/1Character reflectionsScene activitiesPractice Individual Oral Commentary – individual 5-7Part 1: Language in cultural contextLanguage and GenderIV. Language and Power Persuasive speeches, written texts and the language of persuasionThe language of propagandaThe language of rhetoric and emotion versus the language of logic, reason and factUnderstanding the persuasive impact of visual languageWritten tasksPractice Paper 1 Task (HL) – comparative analysis7Exam RevisionTimed Practice Paper 1 Task (HL) – comparative analysis in class (80 mins.) & home preparation (30 mins.)7-8YEAR 11 EXAMSYear 11 IB Language & Literature Paper 1 (HL) – Comparative Analysis (2 hours)9TOK camp SEMESTER 2 COMMENCES 10 & 11Part 2: Language & mass communicationAdvertisingStart Written Task 1.1Holiday Home Learning: Complete WT1.1Read MausTerm 3 – Part 2: LANGUAGE AND MASS COMMUNICATION and Part 3: MausTexts: English Language and Literature textbookWeeks - 9TopicLearning FociFormative & Summative Assessment1-5Part 2: Language & mass communication I. AdvertisingSocial media Media institutionsStereotypesTextual bias in political campaignsThe language of advertisingThe importance of audience Visual literacyThe language of SSL – Social Shorthand Lingo Social interactions in the online worldThe question of access – Who has it? Who does not? Who has it but cannot understand what is being said?Ongoing familiarisation with meta-language Ongoing familiarisation with text types and their conventions The language of the media and biasHow can language stereotype?The links between text and visual textFamiliarisation with meta-language - flashcardsText types and the conventions that determine themThe language of analysisPersuasive speeches, written texts and the language of persuasionINTERNAL ASSESSMENT: Plan Further Oral Activity – Part 2Written and oral tasksSubmit WT 1.1Prepare Practice FOA6 -7Parts 1 & 2Prepare and present individual FOAsPractice Further Oral Activity – Part 1 or 28-9Part 3: Literature – Texts and ContextsMausHoliday Home Learning: Prepare WT2Term 4 – Part 2: LANGUAGE AND MASS COMMUNICATION & Part 3: LITERATURE – TEXTS AND CONTEXTSTexts: English Language and Literature textbookWeeks - 9TopicLearning FociFormative & Summative Assessment1 – 4Part 3: Literature – Texts and ContextsMausClose reading and discussionOngoing familiarisation with literary devicesContext of WW2 and the Holocaust Graphic novel/cartoon form conventionsUnderstanding the connections betweentext, image and visual metaphorsExploring dual narrativeWritten and oral tasksSubmit Written Task 2IN CLASS Practice paper 2 Holiday Home Learning: Prepare Further Oral Activity – Part 1Read The Great Gatsby and Kitchen5EXAM REVISION 5-6YEAR 11 EXAMS COMMENCE Year 11 IB Language & Literature Paper 2 (HL) – (2 hours)How did English come to be? In what ways do our cultural experiences impact on our use and understanding of language? How do different cultural influences contribute to changes in language? Which cultural influences result in the greatest change and why? How does the use of written language and/or visual language influence our reading of a text? What personal biases, cultural or otherwise, can influence our reading and understanding of a text?

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