3 Agenda Welcome IB Diploma Program Overview Learner Profile Core RequirementsTheory of KnowledgeExtended EssayCreativity, Action, ServiceSix Groups of Academic Courses2. IB Full Diploma Student vs. IB Certificate StudentCore Subject PreparationYOUR INVOLVEMENT IS CRITICAL FOR STUDENT SUCCESS EnglishScienceMathematicsHistoryQuestion and Answer Session5. Conclusion of IB DP Meeting
6 Core Requirements of the IB Diploma Program Theory of KnowledgeTaken during spring of junior year and fall of senior yearRequired submission of a 1,500 word paper responding to one of ten prescribed TOK questionsThe Extended EssayTopic of their choiceNot to exceed 4,000 wordsStudents choose a FHS Faculty Mentor to supervise their progressCreativity, Action, ServiceMinimum of 150 hoursBalanced among the three areas
7 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 1 Primary LanguageEnglish 1AGroup 2 Secondary LanguageFrench B Spanish B
8 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 3 Individuals and SocietiesHistory Psychology
9 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 4 Experimental SciencesBiology Chemistry
10 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 5 MathematicsCalculus
11 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group The ArtsTheater Visual Art
12 IB Full Diploma Students vs. IB Diploma Certificate Students demonstrate the IB Learner Profileregister with IB fall of year testingenroll in at least three IB coursessit for at least three IB tests May of their senior year (up to two may be taken May of junior year)
13 IB Full Diploma Students vs. IB Diploma Certificate Students demonstrate the IB Learner Profileregister with IB fall of junior yearenroll in six IB courses both junior and senior yearsubmit an Extended Essay of maximum 4,000 wordslog the 150+ CAS hours balanced among Creativity, Action, and Serviceenroll in Theory of Knowledge during spring of junior year and fall of senior yearsubmit a 1,500 word TOK papersit for all six IB tests in May of their senior year*(up to two may be taken May of junior year)
14 Fees and Benefits IB fees: Registration $141/189/405 Fee per Exam $96 2011 Full Diploma Student’s Expense: $717
15 Major Benefits of the IB Diploma Preparation for collegeTest scores may earn credit for freshman courses…at Arizona State University:English A 7, 6 or ENG 101, ENG 214*French B FRE 101, 102, 201, 202FRE 101, 102, 201*Spanish B 7 or SPA 101, 102SPA 101US History , 6, or HST 109, 110HST 109Visual Arts 7, 6, or ART 111, 112ART 112Theater 7, 6, 5, or THE 100
16 Major Benefits of the IB Diploma …but at University of Tulsa:English A , 6 or 5 6French B (SL) , 6 or (with Diploma)Spanish B (SL) 7, 6 or (with Diploma)US History , 6, or 5 6US History (SL) 7, 6, or 5 6Psychology (SL) 7, 6, or 5 3Calculus (SL)Visual Arts 7, 6, or 5 6Visual Arts (SL) 7, 6, or 5 3Theater 7, 6, or 5 6
17 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities:EnglishWrite with a creative edgeAbility to personally apply what they’ve read to the real world, the ability to venture outside the box and express their own views/interpretations.Write grammatically correct, five-paragraph essays for varying purposes and audiences.Narration, description, explanation, persuasion, literary analysisAppropriately use well developed vocabulary.Practiced in contributing to discussions and doing oral presentations.Understand the basic elements of literary and rhetorical analysis (plot, characterization, point of view, setting, theme, figurative versus literal language, purpose, audience, tone, point of view).
18 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities:2. ScienceMultiply fractions (conversions)Reading comprehension (word problems)Solve one equation with one unknownUnknown may be in a denominator
19 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities:3. MathematicsShow mastery of integers.Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide.Make simple calculations without the use of a calculator.Demonstrate solid understanding of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities.Use fractions appropriately.
20 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities:4. HistoryIdentify conceptual ideas about history and identify causes, effects, and reasons behind events. Distinguish the functions of the Federal, Judicial and Legislative branches as well as elections.Identify the continents, countries, and bodies of water on the globe.
21 Questions? FHS IB teachers English Mr. Pike, Mrs. Horrell History Ms. Karten, Mr. MillerScience Mrs. Watterson, Mr. FitchMath Mr. SchlingerSpanish Sra. GibsonFrench Mme. BaconTheater Mr. BittickVisual Arts Ms. WahlTOK Mr. Callahan
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