23 to 25 August 2019
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Cartoons for changefree15 August 2017
This lesson asks how humorous language can be used to change the way we look at women in society. Specifically, we will look at the cartoons of Liza Donnelly, who draws for the New Yorker, and listen... more
Comparative Commentaries to Go: Generation Me10 August 2017
This week we add to our collection of Comparative Commentaries to Go. We hope you will like this one, and that students find the texts both challenging and engaging. Good textual analysis involves an... more
2016 P2 HL (The Bluest Eye and Ghosts - Exemplar 3)3 August 2017
This is the third installment of Paper 2 posts on The Bluest Eye and Ghosts. You can find the first post here and the second post here. To support students, remember that all three exemplars use the... more
WT 1 HL (Salome)1 August 2017
Many, if not all, of the samples published on the site are of excellent quality. On this page, however, we publish a somewhat less successful (HL) sample. The student writes diary entries (a popular text... more
What is this thing called literature?20 July 2017
The following scheme of work asks students to critically consider what literature is or, put otherwise, what constitutes literature. Since the course of study is called Language and Literature, there... more
Paper 2 is sometimes difficult for students to understand unless they have exemplars on the same two texts, using the same question, and varying just a bit in terms of quality. That is exactly what you... more
Texts to Teach13 July 2017
At InThinking, we recently asked a number of teachers to submit reviews of books – novels, plays, textbooks, you name it – that they have found enjoyable to teach or that have informed their teaching... more
WT2 Q1 ("Master Harold" and the Boys)29 June 2017
This Written Task 2, Critical Response addresses to the question: “How could the text be read and interpreted differently by two different readers?” using Athol Fugard’s play “Master Harold”…and... more
Paper 1free8 June 2017
Paper 1 is a (comparative) textual analysis of one or two unseen texts. This section provides various ideas to develop the necessary Skills for Paper 1. Sample Paper 1s are provided, so that you can learn... more