PowerPoints for each story will be posted for you under IB docs as well. The full text for The Things They Carried is available as a PDF under IB Docs, or you’re welcome to buy your own. It is a great text!
Remember, all Language presentations are due by June 1st by 11:59pm. Please upload the recorded ones to YouTube if possible and email me the link for easy access with my sad internet.
Tuesday 5/26: Intro The Things They Carried & Postmodernism (PowerPoints under IB Docs). Postmodernism is our last literary movement and I'm not sure if you already had it covered with Bede, but the PowerPoint is there for you under IB Docs anyway. The Things They Carried is a Postmodern text.
Wednesday 5/27: “The Things They Carried” (1st vignette)*
Thursday 5/28: Intro HL Essay* (Zoom session at 10am today to go over this)
Friday 5/29: “The Man I Killed”
Monday 6/1: Language Presentations due by 11:59pm. “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong”*
Tuesday 6/2: work on research question, thesis, and BTs for HL Essay
Wednesday 6/3: Work on research question, thesis, & BTs for HL Essay. Google sheet signup for Socratic Seminar will be posted here by today for next week- PLEASE sign up!
Thursday 6/4: “Speaking of Courage” & “Notes”* (2 vignettes back to back)
Friday 6/5: HL Essay research question, thesis, & BTs due for feedback on Turnitin.com by 11:59pm
Monday 6/8: “On The Rainy River”*
Tuesday 6/9: “In The Field”. The Things They Carried reflection/connection to IB global issues due for participation points to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm tonight.
Wednesday 6/10: The Things They Carried/ Vietnam integrated culminating Socratic Seminar
Thursday 6/11: The Things They Carried Written Exam- Prompts posted by 8:30am and due by 4:00pm today if you choose to take your exam today (different prompts for 6/11 & 6/12). Your Turnitin.com similarity report must be 100% clean with the exception of cited direct quotes from The Things They Carried.
Friday 6/12: The Things They Carried Written Exam- prompts posted by 8:30am and due by 4:00pm to Turnitin.com today if you choose to take your exam today. Your Turnitin.com similarity report must be 100% clean with the exception of cited direct quotes from The Things They Carried.
6/15: HL Essay work time*
6/16: HL Essay work time
6/17: HL Essay work time*
6/18: HL Essay work time
6/19: HL Essay work time*
6/22: HL Essay due tonight by 11:59pm. If you’d like to be done and turn it in earlier, you are welcome to!
Please note: The HL Essay is your final exam for this semester and will go in the final exam category of the grade book (10%)