Category Archives: Senior 5 2018

Writing your final paper : Step 1 (Topic, thesis statement and outline)

We are going to start working on our final paper. Choose a topic: Ernest Hemmingway: Stories Stories I suggest The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber The Snows of Kilimanjaro Cat in the Rain The Killers Ten Indians A Clean, … Continue reading

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To Autumn

After talking about the writer of “To Autumn”, J. Keats and analysing the Romantic period in Literature, let´s watch this trailer. Definition of an Ode An ode is a poem in exalted praise of something or someone. It usually a … Continue reading

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Writing your Final Paper

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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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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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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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Ali Smith on Brexit

Ali Smith’s novel Autumn has been described by the New York Times as the “First Great  Brexit Novel.” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/books/review/autumn-ali-smith.html The book isn’t just about Brexit. Indeed, you couldn’t write a credible novel set in Britain after the referendum that didn’t in some … Continue reading

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Linking words

We have been working on linking words intensely!   Final Task -Choose 10 connectors and make sentences leaving a _________ (blank) for the linking word. -Visit other students´blogs and complete their sentences (minimum 3 visits) Create a word cloud with … Continue reading

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My Son the Fanatic

Story: https://mseisinger.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/my-son-the-fanatic-by-hanif-kureishi.pdf After reading the story, let´s work on the following ideas Task 1 1. What prevents Parvez from communicating directly with his son? 2. What is Parvez’s dream for Ali’s future? 3. How would you describe the personality of the … Continue reading

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Creating an online quiz

After working on connectors, you are going to create a quiz to test your classmates! Use this: https://www.flexiquiz.com Create a 10 question quiz and share it in your blog. Visit other blogs to complete quizzes  

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Linking words

Let`s Practice!! Ex 1      Ex 2    Ex 3    Ex 4     Ex 5     Ex 6    Ex 7    Ex 8     Ex 9     Ex 10 Take notes of the mistakes and leave a … Continue reading

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La La Land

Famous quotations Check this webpage and choose 5 quotes you like. Say what they represent. Then, make up your own quote about “dreams vs reality”

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