Category Archives: Senior 3 2018

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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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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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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Lionheart by Amanda Chong

Amanda Chong is a lawyer trained in Cambridge and Harvard, who writes poems on her lunch breaks. A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, her poetry has been engraved on the Marina Bay Helix Bridge and … Continue reading

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Heart and Mind

Watch the video and annotate the poem Some more analysis Choose a topic to write an essay The poem extends the argument that the heart and the mind are irrevocably different. Comment closely on this. Comment closely on how the poet … 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. Lots of material to analyse and download A view from the bridge from krowland

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IGCSE 2018: what is left?

Drama Poetry Prose Unseen Paper Taking a look at many IGCSE Unseen Papers, we can come to the conclusion that they usually deal with 5 Universal Themes: Coming of Age/Rite of Passage (maturing, growing up, passing from childhood to adulthood) … Continue reading

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