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The Destructors

After reading the story, let´s work on different aspects. Here the link to the story: The Destructors Comprehension questions Research and compare the Wormsley Common Gang with modern American gangs. Consider factors like membership, recruitment, enemies, activities, and motivations. What … Continue reading

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The Signalman (group work)

Analysis of ‘the signalman’presentation from Pato_Ch The Signalman: Charles Dickens Prepare a prezi/ggogle presentation/etc and answer the questions in a creative way! Follow the order you want. You can eliminate questions you are not interested in and you can add … Continue reading

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One Art by E. Bishop

One Art By Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door … Continue reading

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Mock Exam Litearature IGCSE Poetry, Prose, Drama

Poetry and prose 1 from Pato_Ch Drama 1 from Pato_Ch

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Escape Room: Poetry

Use the post it that belongs to your group  -Follow your own task (each group has a different one)  

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One Art by E. Bishop

One Art By Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door … Continue reading

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Billenium (a sci-fi story)

The Characteristics of Science Fiction • Science fiction is often based on scientific principles and technology. • Science fiction may make predictions about life in the future. • Science fiction often deals with aliens or with life on other worlds. … Continue reading

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Journey by Patricia Grace

The writer -Write briefly about the context (setting) New Zealand Maoris/Pakehas (their relatioship to the land). Why do Maori spiritual beliefs favour burial over cremation? Process of colonization and decolonization The story Analysis on the story Group work: Answer the … Continue reading

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The People Before: summary and analysis

Background Maurice Shadbolt is a well known New Zealand writer whose works are popular with readers even today. His stories are all based in New Zealand and seek to interpret the various influences that have gone into the making of … Continue reading

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For Heidi With Blue Hair: your analysis

After reading and analysing the poem together, I´d like you to do some insight and work on your own. Check the following presentation and prepare a post in your blog! For heidi with_blue_hair blog work from Pato_Ch

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Dulce Et Decorum Est ….and other war poems

Wilfred Owen          Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched … 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! 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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