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INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

Projects , Activities , etc .: Individual , small group , large group instruction incorporating authentic media . HL students will also be required to complete extra readings and assignments outside of the SL class . Instructional Focus : Curriculum delivered primarily in German
IB Spanish V SL or HL [ CPHS only ] [ 2385 , 2386 ] to be offered concurrently with IB Spanish V HL [ 2387 , 2388 ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Grade 12 students who have successfully completed IB Spanish Level IV SL or Hon Spanish IV ; teacher permission required to take the HL course Intended Audience : Grade 12 students who have successfully completed Spanish IV Credit : Two trimesters = 2.0 credits taken in grade 12 Major Outcomes :
• Integrated study of vocabulary , grammar , culture
• Relevant assessments of the four modalities
• Communication in a variety of authentic situations , using appropriate register and syntax , study of Spanish and Latin American literature
• Internal and external SL or HL IB assessments
• SL or HL Exam required in grade 12 Projects , Activities , etc .: Individual , small group and large group instruction incorporating authentic media . HL students will also be required to complete extra readings and assignments outside of the SL class Instructional Focus : Curriculum delivered primarily in Spanish
IB Ab Initio French SL [ Level I - Grade 11 ] and [ Level II - Grade 12 ] [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Only for full IB diploma candidates with no previous world language instruction Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : Four trimesters = 2.0 credits , two trimesters taken each year Major Outcomes :
• Provides a foundation for study of French
• Develops ability to communicate in speech and writing in French
• Introduces students to the cultures of French-speaking countries
• SL Exam required in grade 12 Projects , Activities , etc .: Two taped oral presentations externally moderated , two examination papers externally assessed Instructional Focus : Develops listening , speaking , reading and writing skills in French
IB Ab Initio German SL [ Level I - Grade 11 ] and [ Level II - Grade 12 ] [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Only for full IB diploma candidates with no previous world language instruction Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : Four trimesters = 2.0 credits , two trimesters taken each year Major Outcomes :
• Provides a foundation for study of German
• Develops ability to communicate in speech and writing in German
• Introduces students to the cultures of German-speaking countries
• SL Exam required in grade 12 Projects , Activities , etc .: Two taped oral presentations externally moderated , two examination papers externally assessed Instructional Focus : Develops listening , speaking , reading and writing skills in German
IB Ab Initio Spanish SL [ Level I - Grade 11 ] and [ Level II - Grade 12 ] [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Only for full IB diploma candidates with no previous world language instruction Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : Four trimesters = 2.0 credits ; two trimesters taken each year Major Outcomes :
• Provides a foundation for study of Spanish
• Develops ability to communicate in speech and writing in Spanish
• Introduces students to the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries
• SL Exam required in grade 12 Projects , Activities , etc .: Two taped oral presentations externally moderated , two examination papers externally assessed Instructional Focus : Develops listening , speaking , reading and writing skills in Spanish
HISTORY
Honors Social Studies 10 / Honors English 10 Block [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Teacher or counselor recommendation , English 9 and Social Studies 9 Intended Audience : Grade 10 Credit : Two trimesters / two periods = 2.0 credits Major Outcomes :
• Relationship of history , literature and communication skills
• Instructional Focus : Students enrolled in Honors courses will be required to apply higher-order thinking and communication skills , study primary source documents and complete independent and / or group research projects . Preparatory class for IB English 11 & AP / IB European History 11 as well as for students wishing to enter the full IB diploma program .
[ AP European History ]/ IB History 11 HL [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : AP US History 10 or Honors Social Studies 10 / English 10 Block Intended Audience : Grade 11 Advanced Learners Credit : Two trimesters = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Prepare student for AP European History Exam and Year 1 of IB History Program
• Survey knowledge of European History from Renaissance through the Fall of USSR
• Producing and supporting a written thesis .
• Analytical discussion
• Research to gain multiple historical perspectives
• HL Exam required in grade 12 Instructional Focus : Understanding historical texts through lecture , reading , discussion , and essay writing .
IB History of the Middle East & Africa 12 HL [ CPHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : [ AP European History ]/ IB History 11 HL , AVID English 11 or HonBlock10 Intended Audience : Grade 12 Advanced Learners , students continuing onto IB History Year 2 . Credit : Two trimesters = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Prepare students for required IB History Exam , including a review of selected European History topics from Year 1 .
• Gain knowledge of relevant historical topics within the areas of the Modern Middle East & Africa and to understand how these regions have been impacted by Europe and the United States , as well as to gain a better understanding for the modern and current relationships among America , Europe , and the Middle East & Africa .
• To produce and support a written thesis .
• To have analytical discussions
• To engage in historical research in order to gain multiple historical perspectives
• HL Exam required in grade 12
• Instructional Focus : Understanding historical texts through lecture , reading , discussion , and essay writing .
Projects , Activities , etc .: Required IB Internal Assessment : Historical Research Paper , Required IB External Assessment : 3 essay exams
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