ISBN 9781954760172

Guiding IB educators towards success

Peak inside the IBDP Language & Literature Teacher Toolkit !

A few samples of the many resources available to you 




Your digital workbook is designed to help expand your work on the core concepts within each online session. A wide range of activities, real classroom examples, infographics, and self-assessments will help enhance your understanding of each concept as it relates to your specific DP and MYP subjects.

Each digital workbook is downloadable and may be be printed when you begin your Ibtrove session. Consider it your unique repository of observations and reflections that you can share with students, peers, or as a reference tool while you navigate your IB school year.

Highly Engaging courses
Unique Learning Paths
Video Conferencing
Assignments 24/7 Support with Live Chat


Earn a digital certificate that can be used for re-licensure (depending on your state or country).

Inside the IBDP Language & Literature Teacher Toolkit Structure

SESSION 1 - Planning

DP Language & Literature Workbook
Introduction to DP Language & Literature
The Scope
Selecting Texts & Works
The Sequence
Final Tips

SESSION 2 - Teaching

Teaching Identity
Teaching Culture
Teaching Creativity
Teaching Communication
Teaching Perspectives
Teaching Transformation
Teaching Representation

SESSION 3 - The Internal Assessment:

The Internal Assessment Logistics of the lA Assessing the lA
Resources for Teaching the lA
Final Thoughts

SESSION 4 - The External Assessments

The External Assessments
Paper 1
Paper 2
The HL Essay
Final Tips

SESSION 5 - The Approaches & The DP Core:

Introduction to the IBDP
The Learner Profile
Approaches to Learning (ATL)
Approaches to Teaching (ATT)
The DP Core
Certificate of Completion

SESSION 6 - Appendix: Language & Literature Fundamentals

Start Here if you're new to DP Language & Literature
The Aims & Objectives
The Concepts
The Learner Portfolio
The Areas of Exploration


Jeanne Mills

Daniel Sapakie

Janna Nobleza

DP Language & Literature Educator

Jeanne began her teaching career in 2004 where she taught DP Literature and then made the switch to DP Language & Literature after realizing the benefits of this subject for her students. Her passion for literature and instilling lifelong learning in her students is all the motivation she needs to forge through the regular challenges and changes to the IB program.

IB Leadership Educator

Dan has taught IB Literature and TOK for over 20 years. He is an EE Coordinator and regional roundtable workshop leader.

IB Leadership Educator

Janna is an experienced DP Literature teacher whose experience also includes being a Regional workshop leader, EE supervisor, and DP Teacher Mentor.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does the toolkit help me with IA & EA?

This toolkit includes both content to deepen your knowledge of the assessments and 30+ downloadable resources on the EAs and IA. This includes:

Explanations and examples of how to conduct your IA including scheduling the IOs, preparing your guiding questions, and sample subsequent questions that can best support your students.
Detailed information on using the rubric to grade your students' assessments.
Assessment samples to practice your marking.
Lesson activities to help you prepare your students for the IO, Paper 1, Paper 2, and the HL Essay.

Can an experienced DP Language & Literature teacher benefit from using the IB toolkit?

Definitely! With over 50+ printable resources and lots of classroom ideas and expert advice, our toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about teaching DP Language & Literature.

Can I use this for all my teachers at my school and district?

Yes! This DP Language & Literature toolkit is designed to work with our other Ibtrove toolkits so all your teachers deepen their knowledge in their IB subject and have classroom examples and downloadables to use in their classroom.

Bundle this toolkit with our other Ibtrove toolkits to create a customized learning plan for your teachers!

The DP Language & Literature Teacher Toolkit 2.0 is an all-encompassing online resource designed to assist educators in delivering a top-notch Language & Literature course within the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

What fellow educators say about this toolkit:

"The handouts are phenomenal. I saved everything. I cannot get over how brilliantly organized and relevant the handouts were. I can see how to adapt those to make use of them in my course"

Jon Arryn

IB Teacher

“Using Ibtrove courses I was able to get all 20 of my IB teachers trained quickly with minimal disruption to their schedule. Plus we saved quite a bit of money which was the cherry on top.”


IB Teacher

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