Ioc Commentary

Topics: Holden Caulfield, Sylvia Plath, Falling action, Poetry, Narrative / Pages: 4 (861 words) / Published: Jan 26th, 2013
IOC Study Guide
IB English HL 1 – Ferrara

What works will be included on the IOC? • The Fire Next Time • Poetry of Sylvia Plath ▪ Cinderella ▪ The Colossus ▪ Stillborn ▪ The Moon and the Yew Tree ▪ Daddy (extract) ▪ Medusa ▪ Cut ▪ Lady Lazarus (extract) • Pride and Prejudice • Hamlet

What will the extract be like? • Length: 25 – 40 lines o Lines will be numbered (5, 10, 15, etc.) • No page numbers or book titles • No author listed (you should know this) • Will be accompanied by two guiding questions (GQ) o One GQ relates to content o One GQ relates to technique o You are not required to answer the GQ, but they could be helpful

How long will I have for the IOC? • Preparation time – 20 minutes o Read and annotate (10 minutes) o Create outline – use line numbers from extract to find your place (color code!) (10 minutes) • Presentation time – 13 – 15 minutes o You talk uninterrupted for 10 – 12 minutes **10 is the magic number for your own uninterrupted commentary o I ask follow-up questions for 2 – 4 minutes

Fact Sheet for Part 2 Works
Example – The Catcher in the Rye
Note: Catcher will NOT be on the IOC; this is just a sample!

|Category |Example From Text |
|Name of Work |The Catcher in the Rye |
|Genre (autobiography, poetry, drama, novel) |Novel |
|Author |J.D. Salinger |

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