IB TOK - Teacher Support Pack - Unit 6: Knowledge and Language Themantic Education

IB TOK - Teacher Support Pack - Unit 6: Knowledge and Language

Author: Alexey Popov
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This Teacher Support Pack is designed to assist you in the teaching of Unit 6, Knowledge and language. It includes 17 lessons. The unit starts with an investigation of the general knowledge questions about language (which may be used as a tool of thinking and a tool of communication), and then these ideas are applied to all five areas of knowledge (Natural Sciences, Human Sciences, Mathematics, History, the Arts).

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Book Title
IB TOK - Teacher Support Pack - Unit 6: Knowledge and Language
Author
Alexey Popov
Here’s why our TSPs are so popular with TOK teachers: With our teacher support packs, you buy yourself valuable time All of our TSPs come with everything you need to teach the unit: Unit plan and lesson plans A student workbook (+ Teacher’s Workbook) PowerPoint presentations Activity resources (such as quizzes, handouts, in-class experiments) The Teacher Support Pack saves you a lot of planning time! The idea is to give you 100% ready made materials required for each lesson. With our teacher support packs, you buy great teaching ideas We have included a variety of activities to cater to all learning needs and styles: Purely discussion-based activities (such as improvised debates, discussions with a verdict, mingling activities, role-plays) as well as more structured activities (such as jigsaw reading, unscrambling tasks, gallery walks) Activities designed for different levels of learning: basic understanding of key concepts (such as peer questioning, jigsaw reading, crossword, scaffolded notes) and higher-level skills of formulating arguments and connecting ideas (such as thought experiments, gallery walks, “TOK cocktail party”, debates) Activities designed to develop skills necessary for final assessment (TOK essay and TOK exhibition) Activities designed to explore students’ creative side, such as drawing a comic strip or designing a timeline. In the design of lessons, we follow the CHACER model that is based on modern pedagogical principles. Each lesson is designed so that students gradually move through three levels of learning: (1) knowledge and comprehension, (2) understanding and application, (3) thinking in the abstract. Each lesson has differentiation built into it. Look at our lessons and use as is, or draw inspiration from them and design your own! If necessary, you can easily combine our materials with your own Everything in our Teacher Support Packs is customizable should you wish to change it. We have included editable versions of all documents. Lesson plans are designed in such a way that you can regulate the amount of time spent on each activity, depending on your class dynamic. Different activities will cater to different learning preferences. There’s always a little more than necessary so that you have some flexibility of choice! Contents Unit 6. Knowledge and Language 6.1. What is language? Lesson 1: Signals and signs Lesson 2: Meaning 6.2. Language and thought Lesson 3: Concepts Lesson 4: A priori and a posteriori concepts Lesson 5: Spacetime Lesson 6: Linguistic nativism Lesson 7: The continuity hypothesis Lesson 8: Mentalese 6.3. Language and communication Lesson 9: Sapir-Whorf hypothesis Lesson 10: Translation Lesson 11: Machine translation Lesson 12: Loaded language 6.4. Language in the areas of knowledge Lesson 13: The role of language in Natural Sciences Lesson 14: The role of language in Human Sciences Lesson 15: The role of language in History Lesson 16: The role of language in Mathematics Lesson 17: The role of language in the Arts Refer to this table for a general overview of how Themantic chapters map onto linear TOK units: Don’t forget to read about our textbook and see the full range of currently available resources in our store. Don’t forget to download the free preview of our textbook. Details Prepared by an experienced TOK teacher, IB author, examiner and workshop leader, Alexey Popov. Author: Alexey Popov Status: Available now Delivery: Instant download Format: Digital (.pdf, .ppt, .docx, .mp4) License: School*

Here’s why our TSPs are so popular with TOK teachers:

    1. With our teacher support packs, you buy yourself valuable time

All of our TSPs come with everything you need to teach the unit:

    • Unit plan and lesson plans
    • A student workbook (+ Teacher’s Workbook)
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Activity resources (such as quizzes, handouts, in-class experiments)

The Teacher Support Pack saves you a lot of planning time! The idea is to give you 100% ready made materials required for each lesson.

    1. With our teacher support packs, you buy great teaching ideas

We have included a variety of activities to cater to all learning needs and styles:

    • Purely discussion-based activities (such as improvised debates, discussions with a verdict, mingling activities, role-plays) as well as more structured activities (such as jigsaw reading, unscrambling tasks, gallery walks)
    • Activities designed for different levels of learning: basic understanding of key concepts (such as peer questioning, jigsaw reading, crossword, scaffolded notes) and higher-level skills of formulating arguments and connecting ideas (such as thought experiments, gallery walks, “TOK cocktail party”, debates)
    • Activities designed to develop skills necessary for final assessment (TOK essay and TOK exhibition)
    • Activities designed to explore students’ creative side, such as drawing a comic strip or designing a timeline.

In the design of lessons, we follow the CHACER model that is based on modern pedagogical principles. Each lesson is designed so that students gradually move through three levels of learning: (1) knowledge and comprehension, (2) understanding and application, (3) thinking in the abstract. Each lesson has differentiation built into it.

Look at our lessons and use as is, or draw inspiration from them and design your own!

    1. If necessary, you can easily combine our materials with your own

Everything in our Teacher Support Packs is customizable should you wish to change it. We have included editable versions of all documents. Lesson plans are designed in such a way that you can regulate the amount of time spent on each activity, depending on your class dynamic. Different activities will cater to different learning preferences.

There’s always a little more than necessary so that you have some flexibility of choice!

Here’s why our TSPs are so popular with TOK teachers:

    1. With our teacher support packs, you buy yourself valuable time

All of our TSPs come with everything you need to teach the unit:

    • Unit plan and lesson plans
    • A student workbook (+ Teacher’s Workbook)
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Activity resources (such as quizzes, handouts, in-class experiments)

The Teacher Support Pack saves you a lot of planning time! The idea is to give you 100% ready made materials required for each lesson.

    1. With our teacher support packs, you buy great teaching ideas

We have included a variety of activities to cater to all learning needs and styles:

    • Purely discussion-based activities (such as improvised debates, discussions with a verdict, mingling activities, role-plays) as well as more structured activities (such as jigsaw reading, unscrambling tasks, gallery walks)
    • Activities designed for different levels of learning: basic understanding of key concepts (such as peer questioning, jigsaw reading, crossword, scaffolded notes) and higher-level skills of formulating arguments and connecting ideas (such as thought experiments, gallery walks, “TOK cocktail party”, debates)
    • Activities designed to develop skills necessary for final assessment (TOK essay and TOK exhibition)
    • Activities designed to explore students’ creative side, such as drawing a comic strip or designing a timeline.

In the design of lessons, we follow the CHACER model that is based on modern pedagogical principles. Each lesson is designed so that students gradually move through three levels of learning: (1) knowledge and comprehension, (2) understanding and application, (3) thinking in the abstract. Each lesson has differentiation built into it.

Look at our lessons and use as is, or draw inspiration from them and design your own!

    1. If necessary, you can easily combine our materials with your own

Everything in our Teacher Support Packs is customizable should you wish to change it. We have included editable versions of all documents. Lesson plans are designed in such a way that you can regulate the amount of time spent on each activity, depending on your class dynamic. Different activities will cater to different learning preferences.

There’s always a little more than necessary so that you have some flexibility of choice!

Unit 6. Knowledge and Language

  • 6.1. What is language?
  • Lesson 1: Signals and signs
  • Lesson 2: Meaning
  • 6.2. Language and thought
  • Lesson 3: Concepts
  • Lesson 4: A priori and a posteriori concepts
  • Lesson 5: Spacetime
  • Lesson 6: Linguistic nativism
  • Lesson 7: The continuity hypothesis
  • Lesson 8: Mentalese
  • 6.3. Language and communication
  • Lesson 9: Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
  • Lesson 10: Translation
  • Lesson 11: Machine translation
  • Lesson 12: Loaded language
  • 6.4. Language in the areas of knowledge
  • Lesson 13: The role of language in Natural Sciences
  • Lesson 14: The role of language in Human Sciences
  • Lesson 15: The role of language in History
  • Lesson 16: The role of language in Mathematics
  • Lesson 17: The role of language in the Arts

    Refer to this table for a general overview of how Themantic chapters map onto linear TOK units:

    Don’t forget to read about our textbook and see the full range of currently available resources in our store.

    Don’t forget to download the free preview of our textbook.

    Prepared by an experienced TOK teacher, IB author, examiner and workshop leader, Alexey Popov.

    • Author: Alexey Popov
    • Status: Available now
    • Delivery: Instant download
    • Format: Digital (.pdf, .ppt, .docx, .mp4)
    • License: School*