Upcoming Assignments (below) do not include individual Moodle assignments. Instead, I will only post Chapter deadlines here; you are responsible for monitoring Workshop deadlines in Moodle on your own,
Feel free to comment on our discussions, our questions, etc.!
The warm-up to the ELA 11 Research Project for second semester, we will create a presentation which digs at the values differences between cultures.
Adam, Jack, Gwen, and Natalie pick apart the nuances of Mary’s problematic bank.
Is it Prufrock or is it Kees? EAH Podcast asks this and more…
How does a cultural story of fear limit our freedom to choose?
Jack, Gwen, Natalie, and Adam examine the motivations for IM’s spontaneous eviction speech.
Mia, Sophia, and Ian dig into the thematic meanings of Bledsoe’s actions.
Jack, Gwen, Natalie, and Adam examine the narrator’s misplaced sense of superiority.
Anja, Mia, Alex, Ian, and Sophia take our first steps into examining the psychological allegories in Invisible Man.
Keeping it going.
Jack, Gwen, Natalie, and Adam contrast the different interactions IM and Bledsoe have with Norton.
Jack, Gwen, Natalie, and Adam consider who is responsible for the imbalance of power.
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Mia, Anja, Sophia, Ian, and Alex examine the complex motivations for Norton’s pay-off of Trueblood.
Gwen, Natalie, Jack, and Adam argue over the price of dignity in the opening of the novel.
Anja, Sophia, Mia, and Alex offer some speculations across troubling images in the Prologue.
Parents, Here are the documents for reviewing HELA9 and registering your understanding. Thank you!
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Let's get ready to dig in deeply! The Titles determine your external assessment for ToK!
Details on this year’s monthly couth nights!
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Some opening thoughts on why we are reading and how to approach the novel, including thoughts on its structure.
Some strategies for reading the novel, including notes on allegory, satire, irony, and style.
How do I catch up in AP Lit?
The topics are yours! Make them thoughtful maps of knowledge!
What kind of evidence allows us to form a theory on the causes of degrees of happiness?
In the human arena everyone has free will and a unique story to tell. How then is it possible that theoretical predictions from models in the social sciences reliably conform to the actual data, often year after year?
Keeping it going.
What RLS can you use to propose a Knowledge Question? How would you pursue the idea for a presentation?
“The distinction between what actually happened in the past and what we compose as History is, like all Areas of Knowledge, the distinction between a meaningless object and the vitality of Knowledge." Is this claim accurate, dangerous, or something else?
I spent Nov. 19 at the IB Schools of Michigan fall conference learning more about ToK. Here are some of the key takeaways!
“Through different methods of justification, we can reach conclusions in ethics that are as well supported as those provided in mathematics.” To what extent would you agree?