IBDP Language & Literature Mini Toolkit: The Scope & the Sequence

Guiding IB educators towards success

$ 35

For a 2-month subscription

Design your Scope & Sequence to better support your DP Language & Literature students

Practical tools, classroom examples, and content from IB examiners, regional workshop leaders, and experienced DP Language & Literature teachers.

This mini toolkit will teach you all you need to know and consider when designing your scope & sequence. This includes the scope of DP L&L, selecting works and texts that will prepare your students best for the future and their assessments, and considerations for sequencing your two-year course.

This session will make your job planning DP Language & Literature easier and give you more confidence as you begin teaching your course.
Easy-to-understand explanations for all considerations for the DP L&L scope and sequence
10+ printable downloadable resources and informative graphics to help you design your best scope & sequence

Classroom examples from experienced teachers to use as examples and models

Why mini toolkits?

Mini toolkits are the perfect solution for

  • Busy teachers who don't have time to go through an entire toolkit.
  • Experienced teachers who are looking to refresh their knowledge in just one aspect of the IB subject guide.

  • IB Coordinators who want to deliver in-house professional development training in a focused and precise manner.
  • School administrators who want to ensure all their IB teachers have up-to-date training in IB teaching & learning best practices.
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Bonus content!


Your digital workbook is designed to help expand your work on the core concepts within this mini toolkit. It is downloadable and may be be printed when you begin your Ibtrove session.


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


DP Language & Literature Contributors

Jeanne Mills

DP L&L Teacher & English Department Head
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.

Janna Nobleza

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

Daniel Sapakie

DP Teacher & Regional Workshop Leader
Dan has taught IB Literature and TOK for over 20 years. He is an EE Coordinator and regional roundtable workshop leader.

Jill Irwin-Hartle

DP L&L Teacher & DP Coordinator
Jill has been teaching DP Language & Literature since 2012. She is currently the DP Coordinator at her school.

Course Lessons

Some questions we hear often...

How does this mini toolkit help me with creating my scope & sequence?

This toolkit includes 10+ downloadable resources to support you in your scope & sequence design, including:
  • Detailed information on selecting your texts.
  • Teacher samples to model what experienced teachers' scope & sequences look like.
  • Space for you to create your own scope & sequence using our templates.

Can an experienced DP L&L teacher benefit from using the IB mini toolkit? 

Definitely! With over 10+ printable resources, our toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about designing your course with some new texts and ideas.

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

Yes! This DP Language & Literature mini toolkit is designed to work with our other Ibtrove toolkits for a comprehensive and unified professional learning opportunity for all the IB teachers in your building and district.

Ibtrove reviews

"The interface so clear and easy to use, and lots of classroom examples were embedded in every lesson. I highly recommend it for any teacher new to IB or even as a quick refresher as you start a new school year!"
Ariana McAvoy
"As a DP Coordinator, Ibtrove allowed me to support the teacher in my program much more effectively."
Jordan Pratt
DP Coordinator