IB LA 12
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IB LA 12
Article on Robin Williams' suicide from Time magazine
This is the most current list of all the literary and rhetorical terms that IB students should know before they graduate from high school.
Notes on the PowerPoint overviewing the life of the poet W.B. Yeats. (Transcribed by Carson Kahn, who takes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the content contained herein.)
Please fill out this questionnaire as found on Google form: http://goo.gl/hRnPSf . You may use one to two words or one to two sentences maximum in your answers. Less is more!
A funny letter of recommendation which appeared in the New Yorker, a letter you would not want a teacher or boss to write about you!
A very helpful article written by John Dolan in the Denver Post. He was previously the vice chancellor for enrollment at the University of Denver, so he is speaking from the point of view of an admissions officer at a competitive college.
A fun essay showing how NOT to write a college essay from the New Yorker magazine!
Read this beautiful essay about college essays and choose 3 sentences or passages that seem helpful to you!
Another humorous college essay!
A review of the details of the Shakespearean and Patrarchan sonnets. (Transcribed by Carson Kahn, who takes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the content contained herein.)
The PowerPoint is also included on this site (here), but these notes comprise the text-only notes version of the presentation. Transcribed and uploaded by Carson Kahn on 12/05/11, who takes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the content contained herein.
● HOD Artistic Expressions ● ● The artistic expression should be centered on a quote, theme, or motif in Heart of Darkness, and should be your expression of understanding of the central ideas in the novel through your favorite mode of art. You could use music, visual art, sculpture, dance, film, theater, poetry, or any other mode of expression you choose. The work will be assessed on the effort you put in and the clarity of the message your work shows. 50 points major!
These are the requirements for the Heart of Darkness oral presentation that you are presenting with your group.
These are the five steps of analysis you can use to prepare your group oral presentation on Heart of Darkness.
Notes on things to look for having to do with setting and culture in non-fiction essays
Orwell's essay about his time working in Burma.
An essay by Orwell on the power of language in swaying peoples' opinions
Notes on the terms colonialism and existentialism
Background of V. S. Naipaul
Article with pros and cons of Naipaul's writing
Directions for the group work we will be doing in class to prepare for the 10 minute presentations to the class. You will be given feedback on Knowledge, Interpretation, Presentation, and Use of Language.
A presentation on some of the existential ideas and questions contained in Stoppard's play
Read the article and answer these questions to turn in on Monday.
This is a longer lecture by a British professor at Gresham College speaking about the meaning behind the play Waiting for Godot.
A young British actor describes the ideas of Absurdism in Camus' "The Myth of Sisyphus" and Beckett's "Waiting for Godot"
A long set of analytical questions about WFG