Music is poetry to our ears and poetry is music to our eyes!

Thanks Senior 5 for such a nice day!

We shared music and ideas, thoughts and memories!

Tomorrow….the second part!

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Encuentro #4

En este encuentro quiero compartir con ustedes esta charla de Brandon Slepicki, un participantes de Clubes TED-Ed

Luego de ver la charla, les propongo pensar y reflexionar sobre aquel tema que los inquieta o apasiona!

Siguiendo estas preguntas orientadoras, realicen un mapa de intereses.

-¿Qué tema realmente te moviliza, te “saca de la silla”? ¿En qué tema no podés dejar de pensar?

 

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The Butterfly Effect

The idea that everything is connected becomes most interesting when applied to ourselves.

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“would it make a difference if i told you, nobody could possibly love you as much as i have loved you?”

Task 1

Writing prompts: choose an option to write

  1. Imagine one small change in the history of the planet, and imagine how things would be different. Similarly, conjure up a few characters and, in your tale, explore how one’s activity may relate to another, and so on. (historical event, social event, ecological event, etc)
  2. Tiny changes within our past society can turn Argentina into a better place. Do you agree? Write the story.
  3. Do you believe that something that happened at some point in your life may have influenced the person your are today? Write deeply about this.
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Hope you have enjoyed the movie and now the writing!

Task 2: Leave a comment about your favourite part of the movie or leave a reflection on the butterfly effect.

 

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Senior 1 topics for the term test

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Topics for the term test (3 exercises)

1 exercise on literary devices (check the blog to study)

1 exercise on poetry

-Watching for Dolphins

-In Praise of creation

1 writing paragraph

NO ESSAY IS INCLUDED

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Senior 5 Topics for the term test

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Topics included in the Language and Literature term test: Poetry

All the poems you prepared and “To the Evening Star”

I will also assess the use of connectors in your writing!!

Tutorial Students

Writing based on the story and the movie: “Eveline” and “Brooklyn”

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Senior 3 Term Test

Topics for the term test

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2 essays

one essay on poetry:

-Because I Could Not Stop For Death

-Cold in the Earth

-Meeting at Night

one essay on prose

-The Bath

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Senior 4 Term Test 1

Hello everyone!

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Here what we agreed on for the test!

Topics:

.All the poems presented in groups

-Bring the book or the poems to class for the exam

-REMEMBER: you CAN’T write about the poem your group presented.

 

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Conflicts in Literature

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The Open Boat: writer and context of production

Senior 1 has prepared a great presentation on the writer of The Open Boat and the context in which the story takes place!

They worked collaboratively on the same google presentation.

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How to write a Literary Paper

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Task 1: Here a guide to write your paper!! (we are going to use 3 classes for this). Take a close look at it and prepare a mind map with all the information.

https://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Paper-for-College-Literature-Classes

Tools for mind maps

Tool 1

Tool 2

Tool 3

Task 2: Post this in your blog

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Encuentro #3

Durante este encuentro compartiremos los mapas de intereses

Luego veremos las siguientes charlas:

  1. Mi invento para hacer las paces con los leones

2. No soy un 7

3. Volar, un sueño posible de cumplir

¿Qué idea intenta transmitir cada uno de ellos?

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Mind maps to review poetry

IGCSE Poetry

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Candidates answer on one set text in this section:

From Songs of Ourselves Volume 1, Part 5, the following 15 poems:
Fleur Adcock, ‘For Heidi With Blue Hair’
James K Baxter, ‘Elegy For My Father’s Father’
Elizabeth Bishop, ‘One Art’
Boey Kim Cheng, ‘Reservist’
Emily Brontë, ‘Cold In The Earth’
Robert Browning, ‘Meeting At Night’
Emily Dickinson, ‘Because I Could Not Stop For Death’
Philip Larkin, ‘The Trees’
Charlotte Mew, ‘The Trees Are Down’
Grace Nichols, ‘Praise Song For My Mother’
Wilfred Owen, ‘Anthem For Doomed Youth’
Siegfried Sassoon, ‘Attack’
Stephen Spender, ‘My Parents’
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ‘Song: Tears, Idle Tears’
Hone Tuwhare, ‘Friend’

In pairs, prepare a mind map to review one poem.

Then take pictures of all the mind maps, and prepare a post in your blog for poetry revision!

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