Monthly Archives: May 2018

For Heidi with Blue Hair

Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! Adcock has said that this poem was written in response to a real incident experienced by her god-daughter, Heidi, who had moved with her father (after the … Continue reading

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Descriptions: Appearance, personality, mood and tone

Pair work: choose 2 pictures and write a description connecting them. -Describe the places in detail -Describe the situation (use your imagination) and the feelings of the people. -Think about the mood Post your text in the blog. Photo 1 … Continue reading

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All Across Argentina…by Vicky and Juan

After reading an extract from AUTUMN by Ali Smith, students got inspired and by using the anaphora “All across Argentina”, they prepared this wonderful presentation. All across argentina… from Pato_Ch

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“All across…” (an extract from AUTUMN by Ali Smith)

After reading the following extract: “All across the country, there was misery and rejoicing. All across the country, what had happened whipped about by itself as if a live electric wire had snapped off a pylon in a storm and … Continue reading

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Language and Literature: descriptions and poems

Pilar and I have been reading your poems and they are really good!! Creative, imaginative and thoughtful!! Now, let´s use these different web tools to give form to our project!! Choose one of the following ideas! -Create a video using … Continue reading

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Writing Poems (a project work)

In class with Pilar Pando you worked on descriptions of places and monuments. In our class, we worked on “Lionheart”, a poem dedicated to all Singaporeans based on the “merlion” , the symbolic monument that represents the pride of Singapour. Now, … Continue reading

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Ali Smith on Brexit

Ali Smith’s novel Autumn has been described by the New York Times as the “First Great  Brexit Novel.” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/books/review/autumn-ali-smith.html The book isn’t just about Brexit. Indeed, you couldn’t write a credible novel set in Britain after the referendum that didn’t in some … Continue reading

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For Heidi with Blue Hair

Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! For Heidi with Blue Hair When you dyed your hair blue (or, at least ultramarine for the clipped sides, with a crest of jet-black spikes on top) you were sent home from school because, as the headmistress put it, … Continue reading

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Mock exam : poetry and prose

Check out this mock test from 2017 0486 m17 qp_12 from Pato_Ch

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The Lady in the Looking Glass

The writer Read about her and watch the video: -write down important facts about her life -her influence on women writers -the technique she introduced in Literature The story: The Lady in the Looking Glass Post everything in your blog

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For My Grandmother Knitting

For my-grandmother-knitting-lewis-french from Pato_Ch After analysing the poem, write the following essay (Due Date: May 15) 1. Comment closely on how the writer deals with respect and admiration in the poem “For My Grandmother Knitting”. 2. Comment closely on how … Continue reading

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Writing an essay

Preparing an essay answer It is obviously going to make a difference whether you are writing the essay for an examination or as coursework, how many words you are expected to write and – in the case of an examination … Continue reading

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