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A powerpoint guiding students through the IB English written commentary. Original content by Brent Rohol of Sprucecreek HS. Current design by Michelle Alspaugh, Mt. Vernon HS. Photos taken from ...

A powerpoint guiding students through the IB English written commentary. Original content by Brent Rohol of Sprucecreek HS. Current design by Michelle Alspaugh, Mt. Vernon HS. Photos taken from www.flikr.com

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IB English Written Commentary Presentation Transcript

  • 1.  
  • 2. IB Assessments… where the commentary is
  • 3. Commentary is
    • “ a literary composition with a definite subject consisting of a systematic series of comments or annotations on the text of a literary work.” (OED)
  • 4.
    • An analysis of the words on the page
    • OR an analysis of author techniques
    • used in the creation of meaning
  • 5. “ To give a reading of a work which increases the audience’s understanding of it.”
  • 6. Concerns / Motivations of: Character, Narrator, Speaker The and emotion through the passage
  • 7.  
  • 8. Stating the obvious…
  • 9. patterns, voice/tone, imagery, argument
  • 10. Mention author’s name to introduce each idea Mention “ the reader” often
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13.  
  • 14.
    • those who understand that literature is a creation which needs to be examined.
  • 15.
    • Look at Structure
    2) Discuss Meaning of passages without assuming it is only to be found during a treasure hunt or must inevitably become a lecture about life.
  • 16.  
  • 17. Concentrate on the way in which a character is presented or a scene is set or an image is developed
  • 18. An integration of: interpretation of the content discussion of the technique Assessment of the effects achieved
  • 19. The ideal commentary treats literary techniques as inseparable from meaning (with a focus on how the features develop meaning)
  • 20. Stronger candidates stated a kind of overview of what the piece was about, and then set about showing how this was achieved.
  • 21.  
  • 22.  
  • 23. Always Tie Technique with Meaning
  • 24.  
  • 25. Metaphor Resist the urge to simply list what you see.
  • 26. Strike a balance between literal reading and over- interpretation .
  • 27.
    • the passage or poem is not a kind of puzzle with a definite solution.
  • 28. DO NOT turn commentaries into lengthy, personal, pseudo-philosophical musings on the themes raised by the passages.
  • 29. “ ”