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TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics Gr 11 Q1

Learning Outcomes

Summative 1

Introduction to English B:

Inquiry Focus Topic linked

Reading (Core topics)

•course and assessment overviews given to students •diagnostic assessment of student language proficiency

English B Objectives:

3 texts plus associated questions

Core 1:

•build individual profiles of student accuracy and fluency in both written and spoken communication •evaluate student reading comprehension

Select from: Social Relationships, Communication and the Media, or Global Issues aspects: 1 2

Refer to The Language B Guide(First Exam 2015) pages11-12) •especially AO 1,3,4,5

Language Focus: •sentence awareness •simple and complex sentence patterns Assessments Skills Focus: •reading skills for English B question types •topic selection and •note making for the WA •introduce WA rubric

note: SL reading texts are normally from non-fiction sources e.g pamphlets, websites magazine, articles, newspapers

Summative 2 Written Assignment (WA) based on 2 sources (Core Topics) text types: suggested introductory text types based on moving from simple communicative texts to texts with more specific functions - e-mail & letter/ diary&blog

PG/IA NA

Exam NA


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics Gr 11 Q2

Options 1-2: Select from:

Learning Outcomes

R1: Written Production

Semester 1 Examination

English B Objectives

possible to link the oral activity to writing with a focus on debate in written production i.e. the IA is a “freestyle” debate

text types:

R2:

•speech, talk and debate speech •essay introduced in conjunction with the focus on topic sentences and paragraph coherence, •see learning outcomes

Semester 1 Exam

section 1: Reading- 3 texts (Core)

Language Focus:

aspects:

•identify class and student grammar weaknesses •begin individualized grammar journals •topic sentences, paragraphing and paragraph coherence

student selected from list with teacher guidance students prepare a talk about their topic for their class and answer 2-3 questions to practice for the IO

Exam

Written Production (Options)

Option 1 e.g Health

aspect:

PG/IA

Individual Oral (IO) (Options)

Refer to The Language B Guide (First Exam 2015) pages11-12) •especially AO 1 and 3

Option 2: e.g. Leisure

Summative 2

Inquiry Focus Topic linked

Health, Leisure, Customs and Traditions, Cultural Diversity or Science and Technology

teacher selected 1 2

Summative 1

IA: 1st Interactive Oral (Core, so based on the Q1 topic)

note: SL reading texts are normally from nonfiction sources e.g pamphlets, websites magazine, articles, newspapers section 2: Writing - 1 topic chosen from 5 (Options) note:

Assessments Skills Focus: •introduction to the individual oral •photo interpretation •note making to produce a clear, organized presentation •mapping and focusing skills •introduce the rubrics for Individual Oral, Interactive Oral and Writing

topics do not require expert content, so often allow students to use personal experiences to develop their answers (text types: suggested text types are written communication (e-mail or letter), diary or blog, speech/talk or debate speech, essay)


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics Gr11 Q3

Core 2 Select from: Social Relationships, Communication and the Media, or Global Issues aspects: 1 2

Learning Outcomes Inquiry Focus Topic linked English B Objectives: Refer to The Language B Guide (First Exam 2015) pages 11-12) •especially AO 2,3,4,5 • •Language Focus: •individualized grammar journals continue •build topic specific vocabulary for use in the WA •common complex sentences patterns • Assessments Skills Focus: •specific focus and revision of the true/false/ justify Paper 2 question type •revise WA skills

Summative 1

Summative 2

Reading (Core)

Written Assignment

3 texts plus associated questions

based on 3-4 sources with one source able to be chosen from visual media (Core) text types: restrict student choice to those explored in Q1-2

PG/IA R3 Written Assignment (Core) IA 2nd Interactive Oral (Core) note: The 2nd or 3rd IA must be based on a visual stimulus such as a movie or video clip

Exam NA


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics Gr11 Q4

Options 3-4: Option 1 e.g. Cultural Diversity aspects teacher selected 1 2 Option 2: e.g. Customs and Traditions aspect: student selected from list with teacher guidance students prepare guidelines, pamphlet or leaflets which are shared with the class

Learning Outcomes

Summative 1

Summative 2

Inquiry Focus Topic linked

Individual Oral (Options)

Written Production (Options)

English B Objectives: Refer to The Language B Guide (First Exam 2015) pages11-12) especially AO 1 and 3

possible to link the oral activity with a focus on debate in written production i.e. the IA is a “freestyle” debate

text types: choice of 5 taught text types as practice for Semester 2 Exam

Language Focus: •production of fluent, spontaneous responses to topic based questions •revise sentence identification accuracy Assessments Skills Focus: •revise Paper 2 reading and writing 1-2 skills •revise individual oral skills, especially: photo, interpretation.note making, focusing the presentation and mapping •review organizational features of effective writing

•introduce students to guidelines/pamphlet or leaflet •interview task associated with the Option 2 topic for Q3

PG/IA R4: Semester 2 Exam R5: Individual Oral

Exam Semester 2 Examination section 1: Reading- 3 texts(Core) note: SL reading texts are normally from nonfiction sources e.g pamphlets, websites magazine, articles, newspapers section 2: Writing - 1 topic chosen from 5 (Options) topics do not require expert content, but often allow students to use personal experiences to develop their answers (5 text types from those taught to students )


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics G12 Q1

Core 3: Select from: Social Relationships, Communication and the Media, or Global Issues aspects: 1 2

Learning Outcomes Inquiry Focus Topic linked English B Objectives: Refer to The Language B Guide (First Exam 2015) pages 11-12) •especially AO 4 and 5 Language Focus: •individualized grammar reflection and goal setting •check of grammar journal use •language forms for responding to questions • Assessments Skills Focus: •review the full WA process •elimination as an exam technique for Paper 1 •pronoun reference questions • developing an oral response in IA work

Summative 1 Reading (Core) 3 texts plus associated questions

Summative 2

PG/IA

Written Assignment (Core)

R6 Reading

text types introduced article and report

R7 Written Assignment IA 3rd Interactive Oral (Core) note: ensure a visual stimulus has been used for one of the IA’s

Exam NA


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics G12 Q2

Option 5:

Learning Outcomes Inquiry Focus Topic linked

e.g. Science and Technology

English B Objectives:

aspects:

Refer to The Language B Guide (First Exam 2015) pages 11-12) •especially AO 1,2,3

1 2

Language Focus: •review paragraph coherence •class and individual grammar in context ( identified in student work) Assessments Skills Focus: •students review the text type they have chosen for their final WA by writing guidelines •review and practice Parts A and B of the Individual Oral

Summative 1 Reading (Core) 3 texts plus associated questions

Summative 2 Individual Oral (Options)

PG/IA

Exam

Written Assignment Preparation for Q3

Mock Examination Paper 1

•Students identify a topic and text type for their final WA •Teachers approve student topics •Students search for, select,download and read 3-4 relevant sources •students review conventions/features of the text type they have chosen

note: SL reading texts are normally from nonfiction sources e.g pamphlets, websites magazine, articles, newspapers


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics G12 Q3

IA & Written Assessment

This quarter is largely taken up by assessment, including the WA, Individual Oral, Semester 2 Examination and 2 OFS Summative Assessments

Learning Outcomes

Summative 1

IB Assessment Teacher supervision of each students WA preparation

Reading (Core topics)

Individual Oral Conducted individually during class time This assessments is recorded, and samples selected for IB moderation are submitted to the IB Coordinator electronically with the relevant photograph and completed documentation Written Assessment Completed this quarter and submitted with documentation to the OFS IB Coordinator

Summative 2 Written Production

PG/IA

Exam

IA Individual Oral (IO)

Mock Examination Paper 2

completed in class

Writing - 1 topic chosen from 5 (Options)

text types: report 3 texts plus associated questions

It is suggested that students are set a reading research task which students will complete using laptops while the IO is being conducted students complete a set of bullet point notes with headings these notes are used as the basis for the OFS written production assessment

IB Exam Written Assignment Submitted: •Ws 1-3 students work on drafts •W4 draft submitted for teachers to read •W5 teachers give oral feedback •W6 final IB WA’s and documentation submitted

topics do not require expert content, but often allow students to use personal experiences to develop their answers


TEACHER PLANNING GUIDE English B SL 1-2

Syllabus Links/Topics G12 Q4

Learning Outcomes

Topics:

Papers 1-2

Revision and Exam Prep - with particular focus on the option topics for Paper 2 :

Critical reflection in groups and individually to check knowledge of Papers 1-2 content and examination strategies

Health, Leisure, Customs and Traditions, Cultural Diversity or Science and Technology

Exam reading strategies: •question types and techniques •practice papers

Summative 1

Summative 2

Written Production

Reading

note:

note:

use also for examination practice in topic selection and analysis

use also for practice in examination techniques

PG/IA NA

Exam External Papers Papers 1-2 Paper 1 Reading (1 h 30m) •4 texts with associated questions Paper 2 Writing (1 h 30m) •5 topics, students complete one answer of 250-400 words

Exam writing strategies: •topic analysis •brainstorming and planning •text type revision •review rubric •practice past questions

Teachers may wish to have students keep a Reading or Writing journal to help them come to terms with the demands of the course. Given that there are many text types that may possibly be on the examination, this is one way to help students practice and become familiar with as many text types as possible. Resources: • IBO Guide for English B (First Exam 2015) • IBO On Line Curriculum Website: occ.ibo.org/ibis/occ/guest/home.cfm, • InThink English B Website: http://www.thinkib.net/englishb • OFS Resources:Teacher resource files in HS English , the school CRF, Oxford and Cambridge English B Course Books ( OFS HS Library), the English department web page englishsaweebly.com

2014/6 IBS1/2 Eng B Global Plan  
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