Dear all, we are going to start preparing for your Written Assignment. To that end, during today’s lesson you will see a presentation that will explain to you the more relevant and important characteristics of this evaluation.
Written assignment SL: Composed of two texts, a Task (250-400 words, excluding bibliography) and a Rationale (150-200 words).
The Task: Students produce a piece of writing that can be a “Diary entry”, ” Interview”, “News report”, “Set of instructions, guideline”, “Written correspondence”, “Blog entry”, among others.
Rationale: Students produce a piece of writing that must include 1.- “The subject investigated”, 2.- “A brief description of each of the sources”, 3.- “The student’s intended aim(s) and 4.- “Explanation of how the student intends to achieve his aim-choice of text types, audience, register, style and so on.
You have to choose one Core Topic: Communication and Media, Global Issues or Social relationships:
Then, you can do your research on the following subtopics as worked in class in these two years:
Communication and Media
- Discrimination in advertisements.
- Media censorship
- The benefits of the mobile phone worldwide
- Bias in the media
- Global warming
- Environmental care
- Third culture kids
- Cultural identity
- Prejudice, racism or discrimination (The apartheid)
Click on the following link to find the presentation Written Assignment – 2015
Written assignment sheet: Click here IIIM 2015