Category Archives: Senior 3 2018

Last Sonnet by J. Keats

 John Keats (Romantic Poet) Last Sonnet Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art! – Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their … Continue reading

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Father Returning Home

Dilip Chitre: His Biography Dilip Purushottam Chitre (Marathi: दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he … Continue reading

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To Da-Duh, In Memoriam (story by Paule Marshall)

Paule Marshall’s short story “To Da-Duh, In Memoriam” was first published in 1967 and later included in her 1983 collection Reena, and Other Stories. Marshall was the daughter of parents who were part of the first wave of Barbadian migrants to … Continue reading

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A View from the Bridge: Review

This year we are going to review the play we read in Senior 1. Study guide  Complete guide to all the play A view-from-the-bridge-revision-guide from Pato_Ch   A view from the bridge from krowland

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Poem: Stabat Mater

Read this poem from your book or booklet. Get to know the poet: Sam Hunt Complete the following chart and post it in your blog. Context     Themes     Literary devices (what are they used for? What is … 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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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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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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Mock exam : poetry and prose

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

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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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Of White Hairs and Cricket

Rohinton Mistry’s Of White Hairs and Cricket: Narration and Point of View The short story ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ by Rohinton Mistry (b. 1952 – ) is one of the Firozsha Baag stories from his collection of short stories Tales from the … Continue reading

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