23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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#MeToo - Gender and Power18 January 2018
In October of 2017, the New York Times and the New Yorker published damning reports about the atrocious behavior of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Multiple women accused him of sexual assault and... more
Dystopian Fiction: A Cultural Combat Debate11 January 2018
The academic and expert on dystopian fiction, Gregory Claeys, claims that the dystopian genre emerges in the late 19th century as a response to Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward (1888). Bellamy’s... more
Media and Race - #OscarsSoWhite10 January 2018
If you like movies, there is a chance you also follow the Oscars. In 2016 in particular, there was significant controversy at the ceremony. In the four acting categories, all twenty nominees were white,... more
2017 Paper 1 (HL) - Wealth and Happiness (Part 3)4 January 2018
This exemplar is the third in the series based on the May 2017 Paper 1 examination. All three students compare and contrast Text C and D, based on a Japan Times editorial about happiness and a nonfiction... more
2015 Paper 1 (HL) Surveillance28 December 2017
The following Paper 1 is a response to the May 2015 (HL) examination, in which the student responds to two texts, a weblog post on Lifehacker.com, and song lyrics written by Jill Scott. The texts take... more
Generation Z: #memyselfieandi14 December 2017
We have arrived at Generation Z. It is this so-called iGeneration that we currently teach. For them, familiarity with the Internet and social media started from a young age. They grew up in the early... more
Bias13 December 2017
Bias refers to language that supports an ideological position, either explicitly or implicitly. When we see subjectivity in pieces of writing that should be objective, we can claim that they are biased.... more
2017 Paper 1 (HL) - Wealth and Happiness (Part 2)10 December 2017
The following exemplar is a student response to the May 2017 Higher Level Paper 1 examination. It compliments an earlier post about these texts with the goal of providing a range of student writing on... more
Travel and Nature Writing30 November 2017
Travel writing is not dead. Writers from the past such as Joseph Conrad, Evelyn Waugh and Claude Lévi-Strauss said it was. It was even suggested that travel itself was dead. Not true. It has been claimed... more