The IB Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature program is a two-year, higher level course that includes four separate classes: Humanities, Classical/World Literature, Modern Novel, and Literature and Ideas.
These courses focus on developing students' ability to read, write and think critically about all genres of writing.
Assessments include the Individual Oral Presentation, a world literature essay, an oral commentary and two written exams.
Outline of course work:IB Literature 1, Fall SemesterWorks studied: American Short Stories, American Poetry, The Handmaid's Tale
IB Assessment: Individual oral presentation
IB Literature 1, Spring SemesterWorks Studied--Henry: Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Madame Bovary, GhostsWorks Studied--Fournier
IB Assessment: World literature essay
Modern Novel (fall of senior year), taught by Mr. Baker
IB Assessment: none
Literature and Ideas (spring of senior year), taught by Mr. Baker
IB Assessment: Individual oral commentary, two written exams