11th Calendar


Daily Calendar

11th Grade Calendar Link (Click on link), CLASS OF 2022

Scope and Sequence

11th Grade Scope and Sequence Link for HL DP Language and Literature, Class fo 2022

2020-2021 Calendar 11th Grade, DP HL Language and Literature Year One Calendar

11th Grade Units

First Semester

Unit 1: Seven Central Concepts/Media Creative option (introduction to Areas of Exploration & Concepts)

    • Aug-Sept

Unit 2: Media Literacy: Rhetorical Analysis (non-literary texts, editorials)

Paper One(presentation)

    • Sept-Oct

Unit 3: Great Gatsby (prose fiction, poetry, advertising)

(Interdisciplinary with History) with 20s advertising and poetry with Langston Hughes 🚹Poetry Analysis (free choice)

    • Oct-Nov

Unit 4: PLA Literary Circle (prose fiction and non-literary texts)

(see list of texts below) PLA ✔️(analyzing author’s craft, paper two prompts)

    • Nov-Dec

Second Semester

Unit 5: Short Stories (prose fiction)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, short stories from The Thing Around Your Neck (Nigerian author)

    • Jan

Unit 6: Works in Translation Literary Circle (prose fiction & non-literary texts)

  • (see list of texts below) & Paper 2 practice (presentation) WIT ✔️
    • Feb-March

Unit 7: A Doll’s House (drama, literary and non-literary texts)

WIT, 🚹✔️

    • March - April

Unit 8: Developing Your Own Line of Inquiry, HL Essay (multigenre)

HL Essay (presentation)

    • May

PLA Literary Circle, 11th Grade (fall)

  • In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez PLA, 🚺
  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez PLA, 🚺
  • The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou PLA, 🚺
  • Purple Hibiscus by by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, PLA, 🚺
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou PLA, 🚺
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen PLA, 🚺
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte PLA, 🚺
  • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote,PLA🚹
  • Things They Carried by Truman Capote,PLA🚹
  • Malgudi Days by RK Narayan, collection of short stories, ,PLA🚹
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie,PLA🚹

Works in Translation Literary Circle, 11th Grade (spring)

  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, French-Iranian, 2000, WIT, 🚺
  • So Long a Letter by Marama Ba, French-African, 1979WIT, 🚺
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus, French, 1942WIT, 🚹
  • To Each His Own by Leonardo Sciascia, Italian, 1966 WIT, 🚹
  • Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami, Japanese, 2002WIT, 🚹
  • Tamas by Bhisham Sahni, Indian, 1973WIT, 🚹
  • Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo, Spanish (Mexican), 1955 WIT, 🚹