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Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

In class with your teacher, you are going to read a story callesd “Journey” written by  Shirley Geok-Lin Lim. Here a short biography. Born in Malacca, Malaysia, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim was raised by her Chinese father and attended missionary schools. … Continue reading

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Virtual period: June 12-19

It was still too hot to play outdoors. They had had their tea, they had been washed and had their hair brushed, and after the long day of confinement in the house that was not cool but at least a … Continue reading

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Richard III Characters

List of characters Protagonist: Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Later King Antagonist: No Obvious Antagonist Until Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, Appears in Act V to Oppose Richard Richard: Duke of Gloucester (son of Richard Plantagenet, the Duke of York … Continue reading

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Richard III Act 1 Scene 4

Watch a modern version of this scene What calls your attention? What is the most tense part in this scene in your opinion? Why?

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Grammar Review

After the work done in class on correction of mistakes, I thought it would be a good idea to share this with you. Grammar explanations: this link will help you solve grammar doubts. Here some exercises to practice!! Exercise 1 … Continue reading

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Tips for essay writing for AS

General tips for writing. Use the ‘Big 5’ as an organizing principle for the textual analysis. This will give the students focus, starting from the bigger contextual picture to a more detailed analysis of literary features. Be careful however that … Continue reading

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They Flee from me, that sometimes did me Seek

Watch this presentation analysing the poem Task 1 How does biographical knowledge of Sir Thomas Wyatt and King Henry VIII help you understand this poem? Be specific. What does the direct quote add to the poem’s meaning Explain how—according to … Continue reading

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A Mind Content

Belu and Fran gave an oral presentation about the poem “A Mind Content”. Some students illustrated the poem: Now, read these questions and answer these questions: -Do you have worries? Things that keep you awake at night? or Do you … Continue reading

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Write a descriptive paragraph

Use your notes on devastated vocabulary to write a descriptive paragraph (200 words) based on one of these pics. (Don´t forget to write the pic number!) Pic 1 Pic 2 Pic 3 Pic 4 Pic 5 Pic 6  

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The Yellow Wall Paper

This week, the activity is quite short. Read instructions carefully and get down to work! Due Date: April 10  

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Presentations

Dear students, Here the list of groups, poems and presentation dates. Read carefully so you know exactly what to do. Poem analysis: take this into account: -Setting, time and place of the poem. Try to understand the context that encouraged … Continue reading

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Why so pale and wan,fond lover?

What a wonderful poem to start this year!!! Who hasn´t felt like this at least once in this life???? This is the man who wrote the poem, Sir John Suckling. Listen to the poem -What do you think of the … Continue reading

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