Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Yellow Wall Paper

This week, the activity is quite short. Read instructions carefully and get down to work! Due Date: April 10  

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Presentations

Dear students, Here the list of groups, poems and presentation dates. Read carefully so you know exactly what to do. Poem analysis: take this into account: -Setting, time and place of the poem. Try to understand the context that encouraged … Continue reading

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The Clod and The Pebble: full analysis

Today we read the poem “The Clod and the Pebble” again to make a deep analysis.

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Games at Twilight

In the following classes, we´ll work on the story we have just read. After the analysis we did together, it is time you set down to work on your own. This activity will take 3 classes. If you don´t finish, … Continue reading

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Essay Writing Tips to be Successful!!

There are many key writing techniques required to achieve the best grades. What are these techniques? Planning Introduction Remain focused on the question Clear conclusion Organisation/ paragraphing Accuracy Good essay practice should include:- Planning Make sure you write a brief … Continue reading

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Why so pale and wan,fond lover?

What a wonderful poem to start this year!!! Who hasn´t felt like this at least once in this life???? This is the man who wrote the poem, Sir John Suckling. Listen to the poem -What do you think of the … Continue reading

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The Bath

We have finally reached the end of this wonderful story. One which has stirred our feelings and made us think about that future we believe so far away from us. I have created a canvas to share thought and ideas … Continue reading

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A Birthday

Watch this video in which an actress recites the poem. Link the video to your blog. This link may help you to understand the poem better. Answer the questions in your blog. a. What is the theme? b. What is … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare

Ceci told me you are working on sonnet 18 so we thought it would be a great idea to start working on our virtual hour period with another sonnet. This time it is sonnet 73. You may think: “How can … Continue reading

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The Clod and The Pebble

The first poem of the selection for Cambridge IGCSE that we are going to read is “The Clod and The Pebble” by William Blake. Let´s learn a little about the poet first: Now, we´re ready for the poem. Listen to … Continue reading

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Anita Desai and her “Games at Twilight”

Let´s get to know the writer of the story we are going to start our school year with. I really believe you´ll love reading “Games at Twilight” and that the story will make you think and reflect a lot. With … Continue reading

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Literary Devices

Hi everyone! This presentation shows some of the literary devices we´ll be working with this year, especially those you already learnt in previous years! Our challenge is to learn more and more so that we get to understand texts pretty … Continue reading

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