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  • Written Assignment: the four stages

    Part 1: Works in Translation

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    SL & HL: assignment of 1,200-1,500 wordsBased on a work studied in Part 1 of the courseAssessed externally Weighting 25%Includes reflection on an interactive oralSome writing is completed during supervised class time

    NB: if the word limit is exceeded, the assessment of the reflective statement will be based on the first 400 words and the assessment of the essay on the first 1,500 wordsPage *

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Academic HonestyTeachers must ensure that all students understand the significance of concepts relating to academic honesty, especially authenticity and intellectual property. Teachers can give advice to students on a first draft of the task. First draft must not be annotated or edited by the teacher. After making general comments on the first draft, teachers should not provide further assistance. Page *

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Authenticity checksThe students supervised writing from which the topic has been generatedThe first draft of the written workThe references citedThe style of writing compared with work known to be that of the student Signed coversheets to certify authenticity Page *

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Goal, Process and Assessment Goal: to produce an analytical, literary essay on a topic generated by the student and developed from one of the pieces of supervised writingProcess: four-stage process consisting of both oral and written tasksAssessment: a combined mark out of 25, based on five assessment criteria (A-E)Same criteria for SL and HL

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    Four stagesStage 1 Interactive oral

    Stage 1 Reflective statement

    Stage 3 Supervised writing

    Stage 4 The essay

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Stage 1: the interactive oral For each work, at least one focused class discussion in which all students and the teacher participateSuggested time: 40-50 minutes (minimum 30 min)Each student takes responsibility for initiating part of the discussion in at least one of the interactive oralsIn what ways do time and place matter to this work?Challenges relating to social and cultural contextConnections between the work and students own culture and experienceInteresting aspects in the work

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    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Teaching Culture and ContextHow would you teach cultural context for a particular text? Angela Carters The Bloody Chamber and other Stories Erlknig Goethe Pages 46-52 in Brussels workbook (shared area)

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    Stage 2: the reflective statement Completed as soon as possible following the interactive oralEach student writes a reflection (300-400 words, preferably typed) on each interactive oralReflective statement is submitted (electronically) for assessment, together with the essay Prompting question: How was your understanding of cultural and contextual considerations of the work developed through the interactive oral?

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    Assessment of reflective statement See p 40 in Language A: Literature GuideP 53-54 in workbookPage *

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Stage 3: supervised writingIntended as a springboard to elicit & develop ideasWritten during class time, after each work studiedStudents may use texts and notes; no Internet Recommended time: 40-50 minutesWriting should be in continuous proseWriting is collected at end of lesson and kept on fileTeacher provides 3-4 prompts for each workStudents must not be allowed to prepare beforehandPrompts should encourage independent critical writing

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    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Informal assessment, supervised writing P 29-31 in Guide see Prompts on p 31P 57-58 in workbook

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    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Sample prompt leading to essay titlePrompt: In what ways are the voices of history and tradition present in the work? Work: Faust by J.W. GoetheEssay Title: ...----------------------------------------------------------------------Prompt: How does the writer convey the protagonists thoughts and feelings? Work: Hunger by Knut HamsunEssay Title: ...

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    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Stage 4: production of the essay 1,200-1,500 word essayFocus on a literary aspect of one workEssay is developed from one of the pieces of supervised writing Teacher provides guidance on the development of the topic for the essayStudents are encouraged to formulate their own title and to develop the chosen prompt in an independent direction Page *

    International Baccalaureate Organization 2007

    Assessment and Workbook P 40-41 of Guide for assessment criteria Interactive oral culture and context - James David Workbook: Reflective statements: p 53-54Writing prompts: p. 55-56, 46-52Essay: p. 66-80 Page *