Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ode on Melancholy

What is melancholy? Can you find a definition? Check this out: https://genius.com/John-keats-ode-on-melancholy-annotated?referent_id=4625796#note-4625796 Now watch this video and amalyse the poem in full using one of the guide for analysing poetry that you can find in your booklet.    

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Heart and Mind (this will take us 2 classes)

After reading the poem, let´s get deeper into it. Heart and mind de Shan Ambrose Task 1 Take notes about: -writer´s background -Samson and Hercules (parallels) Task 2 Write what the poem is about using your own words Task 3 Watch this annotated … Continue reading

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Writing essays for AS Language and Literature

Pay attention to these tips to write essays and take notes. Prepare your own document to use whenever you write your essays and post it in your blogs. Use this for your next virtual period activity. Examessayskills from Pato_Ch

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Literature Nobel Prize

After reading about Bob Dylan and why he waas chosen for theLiterature Nobel Prize, let`s analyse some of his best lyrics. Top 10 Lyrics Bob Dylan teaches you everything about LOVE in 7 songs Choose one, read his lyrics and … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Menagerie

Let`s start by listening to the writer of this poem Now, let`s listen to Emma Jones reading her poem Last year, some students prepared this presentation on the poem we are reading today: Tiger in the Menagerie from Josefinatasca Watch … Continue reading

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The Stoat

Hey kids! This is our first virtual period activity. After reading this story in class, get in pairs and answer the following questions in pairs. Share a drive with me. Don´t forget to include the two names in the document. … Continue reading

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Review on “The Lost Woman”

The Lost Woman (1983) Patricia Beer My mother went with no more warning than a bright voice and a bad pain. Home from school on a June morning And where the brook goes under the lane I saw the back … Continue reading

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Poem: Mirror by Sylvia Plath

Mirror I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful ‚ The eye of a little god, four-cornered. Most … Continue reading

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Poetry and Prose 2017

William Blake, ‘The Clod and the Pebble’ Patricia Beer, ‘The Lost Woman …’ Dilip Chitre, ‘Father Returning Home’ Amanda Chong, ‘lion heart’ John Donne, ‘Lovers’ Infiniteness’ George Herbert, ‘Love (3)’ Sam Hunt, ‘Stabat Mater’ Emma Jones, ‘Tiger in the Menagerie’ … Continue reading

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Welcome Senior 4

Hi everyone!! Here we are again, one more year together!!! This year, we are starting to pave our way towards AS Language and Literature. We´ll be reading poems and stories and also, by the end of the year, a play. … Continue reading

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