December Seminars

Posted by Mrs. Biddle in Seminar Topics
at 12:33 pm on Monday, 28 November 2011

December is Communicator month!

Grade 9: We will continue investigating how culture informs identity. Last week, we saw this power point: What is culture and how does it inform

     11/29: Activity: “Who am I?” Who Am I_Culture Activity. This will be due to your Language B teacher by 12/ 2. Students will also receive “The Mother Tongue” to read as well as a prompt by which to respond to their reading. This prompt is due in seminar 12/13. It will be graded in Language B class with the attached rubric. Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan, Amy Tan prompt, TanRubric

     12/6: Language and Identity: Language and Identity; Collect Amy Tan reflection essays

     12/13: Language of Tolerance: Take a Risk to Take a Stand

Grade 10: We will continue to have presentations, discuss the Personal Project and finally on 12/14, collect the Personal Project. The PP Checklist is here: Personal Project Final Checklist. The power point that demonstrates format is here: aaaFormat for Personal Project. Here is how to print your Process Journal from ManageBac: Printing Process Journals from ManageBac

Grade 11: We will watch the documentary,”The Story of the Wild Child,” about a feral child and her delayed language acquisition. This documentary is complementary to TOK study of language as a way of knowing. The worksheet is here, IB Junior Seminar_secret of the wild child. It is due in TOK on the day designated by your TOK teacher, but no later than 12/16.

Grade 12: We will finish “Promises” and discuss what we have seen in terms of how communication is key to this problem. The worksheeet is due to TOK by 12/15. Promises wksht

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