Category Archives: 2019

The Danger of a Single Story

Take notes of her main ideas, for example: Let´s work on this chat!! 1. Why did the first stories Chimamanda Adichie wrote include children eating apples & playing in the snow? A She thought apples must be much better than … Continue reading

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There Will Come Soft Rains

Ray Bradbury is the author of this great Sci-Fi story. Who was Ray Bradbury? Find out https://www.biography.com/writer/ray-bradbury http://www.raybradbury.com/bio.html https://jgdb.com/biography/author-ray-bradbury SCIENCE FICTION (Sci Fi)– stories that often tell about science and technology of the future involving partially true fictions laws or … Continue reading

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Elephant by R. Carver

Let’s get to know the writer Biography Here a link to the story ELEPHANT Reading Questions (discuss with your partner) What kind of metaphorical meaning do we get from the story’s title? What is the narrator’s dependence or addiction? What … Continue reading

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The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection

Virginia Woolf Biography 1 Biography 2 Role of women in the 19th C Victorian women Women in the 19th C Activity In pairs, each student will read one article from each topic and will take notes. Then, you’ll get together … Continue reading

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When a student decides to write….

In Language and Literature Tutorials, we read some poems by Benjamin Zephaniah. Jerónimo and Rochi chose the poem “The British” to analyse and prepare a presentation for the rest of the students. The British (serves 60 million) Take some Picts, … Continue reading

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Friend – Hone Tuwhare

Hone Tuwhare, Maori poet (born Oct. 21, 1922, Kaikohe, Northland, N.Z.—died Jan. 16, 2008, Dunedin, N.Z.), made an international impression and became the first widely celebrated Maori poet with his initial collection, No Ordinary Sun (1964). Tuwhare’s poetry, written in English, has a conversational tone and … Continue reading

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Encuentro #8

Ya estamos escribiendo el guión de la charla. Cada uno de ustedes ha pensado en una idea que debemos ir puliendo para que sea clara, emotiva y deje pensando a nuestra audiencia. Hoy, trabajaremos las emociones y cómo transmitirlas! Luego … Continue reading

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Benjamin Zephaniah´s poetry

Who is Benjamin Zephaniah? Poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah was born on 15 April 1958. He grew up in Jamaica and the Handsworth district of Birmingham, England, leaving school at 14. He moved to London in 1979 and published … Continue reading

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Cetacean by Peter Reading

Poet Peter Reading was born on 27 July 1946 in Liverpool, England. He worked as a school teacher in Liverpool (1967-8) and at Liverpool College of Art where he taught Art History (1968-70). He was Writer in Residence at Sunderland … Continue reading

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Vocabulary on devastated places

Activity 1 Read these articles in connection to disasters and make a list of words and phrases to describe devastated places. Use google drive  to share the document with all the members of your group and the teacher. -Each member … Continue reading

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Visible thinking via twitter

After the class on portfolio, we shared ideas and thoughts via twitter! Here your comments! Congrats on such wonderful work today!!

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Encuentro #7

Etapa 3. Comunicar Luego de compartir y analizar las charlas que ustedes eligieron, vamos a empezar a trabajar más profundamente sobre la idea elegida. Trabajaremos el Esquema de Burbujas y Puentes mediante la charla de Micaela Amore Burbujas y Puentes … Continue reading

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