Grade 11 Semester 1                                                                                                                                        YOL_Logo_Rectangle.png

August/September

October*

November

December

In Class

Introducing the Course -

Perspective, Sense Perception.

Overview of Ways of Knowing and Areas of Knowledge

Language as a WOK

Emotion and Intuition

Reason and Faith

Practice Presentations (½ length of full presentation)

Online Learning Supplement

Lesson 1 - Nature of Knowledge, Perspective and Bias.

Lesson 2 - Understanding, Belief, and Opinion in Knowledge

Lesson 3 - Practical Knowledge and Knowledge by Acquaintance

Lesson 4 - Propositional Knowledge Claims

Lesson 5 - Sources of Knowledge

* At YIS 2 weeks of class time is spent on field studies and an autumn break so October is a shorter month

Grade 11 Semester 2

January

February

March**

April

May/June

In Class

Introduction to more In-Depth Views of different AOK.

Ethics

Human Sciences

Natural Sciences

Final Presentations

Practice Essay (½ length of final essay)

Art as an AOK

Online Learning Supplement

Lesson 6 - Knowledge Questions and Areas of Knowledge

TOK Online Course #2  focused on different AOK is currently under development.

** At YIS 2 weeks of class time is lost to spring break so March is a shorter month.

Grade 12 Semester 1

September

October*

November

December

In Class

Revisiting TOK Core Concepts

Math as an AOK

History as an AOK

Analytical Writing Seminar to Prepare with Practice Full Length Essay on a title from a previous year.

Religious Knowledge or Indigenous Knowledge

Final Essay Title Introduction and Writing Workshops.

Final Essay Writing Process with final due after winter break.  

Online Learning Supplement

TOK Online Course #2  focused on different AOK is currently under development.

TOK Online Course #3 focused on analytical writing is currently under development.

* At YIS 2 weeks of class time in Grade 12 is spent on a seminar week and an autumn break so October is effectively a shorter month.

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