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G11_Psychology_Syllabus and Paper Pattern for Term 2 (April 2017 Examinations)

G11_Psychology_Syllabus and Paper Pattern for Term 2 (April 2017 Examinations)

Please note:

Syllabus:

  • Unit 2.1 and 2.2 (BLOA)
  • Unit 3.1 and 3.2 (CLOA)
  • Unit 4.1 and 4.2 (SCLOA)
  • Unit 1.1 to 1.4 (Reference for Paper 3)
  • Unit 10.1 to 10.4 – Qualitative Research

Paper Pattern:

  • Paper 1 – SAQ and ERQ – Core Topics – 2 hours – 46 marks (8 marks * 3 + 22 marks)
  • Paper 3 – Stimulus based – Unit 1 and 10 – 1 hour – 30 marks (3 questions * 10 marks)

Regards,

Urvashi

G11_Psychology_Highlights of the week

G11_Psychology_Highlights of the week

Please note:

Students have completed the core units and qualitative research will begin from next cycle.

Students watched the movie, “THE HELP” and reflected upon the use of psychological theories in the movie. It was an interactive sessions and students could link it to conformity, compliance, stereotypes, etc.

regards,

 

Urvashi

G12_Psychology_Syllabus and Papers for the Mock Examination

G12_Psychology_Syllabus and Papers for the Mock Examination

Dear students,

Please note:

You’ll have all 3 papers for the Mock examination:

  • Paper 1 (common for HL + SL), 46 marks (8 + 8 + 8 + 22), Duration 2 hours.
  • Paper 2 Optional Subjects (Choice between Psychology of HR, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology), 44 marks for HL (2 Essay type questions, one from each option) Duration 2 hours.  22 marks for SL (1 Essay type question) Duration 1 hour.
  • Paper 3 Stimulus based case study. Only for HL. 30 marks. Duration 1 hour.

Syllabus:

  • BLOA Unit 2.1, 2.2
  • CLOA Unit 3.1, 3.2
  • SCLOA Unit 4.1, 4.2
  • Abnormal Psychology Unit 5.1 to 5.3
  • Psychology of Human Relationships Unit 8.1 to 8.3
  • Developmental Psychology Unit 6.1 and 6.2 (6.3 is completed but won’t be tested on for the mocks)
  • Unit 1 and 10 (Revision for Paper 3) – HL only.

Email me/Meet me in case of any doubts/concerns.

 

Urvashi

G10_Literature_Syllabus and Paper Pattern for the Mock Examination

G10_Literature_Syllabus and Paper Pattern for the Mock Examination

Dear students, as you are aware, you’ll have the entire syllabus of Literature for your mock examinations:

Poetry (Songs of Ourselves)

  • Fleur Adcock, ‘For Heidi With Blue Hair’
  • James K Baxter, ‘Elegy For My Father’s Father’
  • Elizabeth Bishop, ‘One Art’
  • Boey Kim Cheng, ‘Reservist’
  • Emily Brontë, ‘Cold In – The Earth’
  • Robert Browning, ‘Meeting At Night’
  • Emily Dickinson, ‘Because I Could Not Stop For Death’
  • Grace Nichols, ‘Praise Song For My Mother’
  • Wilfred Owen, ‘Anthem For Doomed Youth’
  • Siegfried Sassoon, ‘Attack’
  • Stephen Spender, ‘My Parents’
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ‘Song: Tears, Idle Tears’
  • Hone Tuwhare, ‘Friend’
  • Philip Larkin, ‘The Trees’
  • Charlotte Mew, ‘The Trees Are Down’

Prose (Stories of Ourselves)

  • Saki (Hector Hugo Munro), ‘Sredni Vashtar’
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner, ‘The Phoenix’
  • Bernard Malamud, ‘The Prison’
  • J G Ballard, ‘Billenium’
  • Maurice Shadbolt, ‘The People Before’
  • Patricia Highsmith, ‘Ming’s Biggest Prey’
  • Anita Desai, ‘Games at Twilight’
  • Paule Marshall, ‘To Da-duh, in Memoriam’
  • Rohinton Mistry, ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’
  • Adam Thorpe, ‘Tyres’

Reader:

  • Inherit the Wind

Unseen Component

  • Prose and poetry

 

 

Paper pattern (duration and marks)

Component 1: Poetry and Prose.

  • Answer two questions on two texts: one poetry and one prose. There is a choice of two questions (one passage-based and one essay) on each text.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 min.  Marks: 50

Component 3: Drama (Open Text)

  • Answer one question on one text.There is a choice of two questions (one passage-based and one essay)on each text.
  • Duration: 45 min. Marks: 25

Component 4: Unseen text

  • Answer one question. There is a choice of two questions requiring critical commentary(one based on literary prose and one based on a poem or extract of a poem).
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 min. Marks: 25

 

Regards,

 

Urvashi

Grade10_Literature_Highlights of the week and HW Note

Grade10_Literature_Highlights of the week and HW Note

Kindly note:

The students have been taken through the following poems, including literary analysis.

  • A praise song to my mother
  • My parents

Both the poems were easy to understand and a lot of discussion was directed at the difference in themes, style, etc.

We’ve begun with the poem, An Elegy to my Father’s father and analysis will continue next week.

 

regards,

PS: Students are expected to complete PPT making on short stories assigned to them as a part of revision.