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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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The Danger of a Single Story

Take notes of her main ideas, for example: Let´s work on the worksheet to put ideas and thoughts into motion!!!

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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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The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection

Virginia Woolf Answer the following questions in your blog.  Notice how the mirror in the first paragpraph is set up as the frame for a kind of a portrait. The unnamed narrator attempts to construct a portrait of the Isabella … Continue reading

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