06 November 2014

09:00-10:30

Session 1: Time and place - Teaching strategies for analysing non-literary texts in context in Parts 1 and 2 of the course, exploring historical, social and regional contexts.

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Session 2: Further oral activity – Preparation for the further oral activities, successful examples of student work and presentation formats.

12:30-13:30

Lunch - Provided by CS Vincent van Gogh

13:30-15:00

Session 3: Paper 1 – Showing knowledge and understanding of unseen, literary and non-literary texts; trends and examples

15:00-15:15

Coffee break

15:15-16:45

Session 4: Sharing of unit planners, outlining meaningful series of lessons for Parts 1 and 2

07 November 2014

09:00-10:30

Session 5: Parts 3 and 4 - Classroom strategies for teaching literary works, achieving the IB learning outcomes and developing skills for literary analysis

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Session 6: Paper 2 - Samples, research, teaching strategies that develop skills for this challenging form assessment

12:30-13:30

Lunch - Provided by CS Vincent van Gogh

13:30-15:00

Session 7: Written task 2 - Samples, skill development, unpacking prescribed questions and teaching strategies

15:00-15:15

Coffee break

15:15-16:45

Session 8: Written task 1 - Review successful (and less successful) text types, explore teaching strategies, and discuss the written task draft and submission cycle.