Course title

IB Jr. English: Literature



Course description

IB English: Literature aims at exploring the various manifestations of literature as a particularly powerful mode of writing across cultures and throughout history. The course aims at developing an understanding of factors that contribute to the production and reception of literature; the creativity of writers and readers; the nature of their interaction with their respective contexts and with literacy tradition; the ways in which language can give rise to meaning and/or effect; and the performative and transformative potential of literary creation and response. Through close analysis of a range of literary texts in a number of literary forms and from different times and places; students will consider their own interpretations as well as the critical perspectives of others; to explore how such positions are shaped by cultural belief systems and to negotiate meanings for texts.†

School country

United States

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School / district Address

500 West Guadalupe Road

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Approved competency code

  • ENGL
  • 4 years of English

Approved date

Online / Virtual