Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pied Beauty: Summary

Glory be to God for dappled things—  For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;  For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;  Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;  Landscape plotted and pieced—fold, fallow, and plough;  And áll trádes, their gear … Continue reading

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Write your own “Pied Beauty” poem

Look at Hopkins poem closely and note the use of language features (alliteration, simile, metaphors, imageries, and rhyme).  Produce your own version of the poem and take these into account.  Hopkin’s poem deals with ‘dappled things’, yours can be on … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare´s 450 Anniversary!!

Can you believe it? He will be 450 years old on April 23!! Let´s celebrate his birthday preparing posters using his most famous quotations. Illustrate the posters and the quotations you choose! Use Glogster to make your posters and the following … Continue reading

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Blandings castle

Blandings Castle is a recurring fictional location in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being the seat of Lord Emsworth (Clarence Threepwood, 9th Earl of Emsworth), home to many of his family, and setting for numerous tales and adventures, written between 1915 and … Continue reading

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