Tag Archives: IGCSE

Heart and Mind (this will take us 2 classes)

After reading the poem, let´s get deeper into it. Heart and mind de Shan Ambrose Task 1 Take notes about: -writer´s background -Samson and Hercules (parallels) Task 2 Write what the poem is about using your own words Task 3 Watch this annotated … Continue reading

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Billenium by J. Ballard

Task 1 With close reference to the text of the short story Billenium explore the following questions in detail. Remember to include quotations and page numbers for the quotations in your answers Write a detailed synopsis of the story. Discuss … Continue reading

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Love III by George Herbert

George Herbert was born in 1593 in Montgomery, Wales. He wrote most of his poetry while studying at Cambridge, where he became the official university orator in 1620. Herbert was a pivotal figure in metaphysical poetry, and his work was … Continue reading

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Tyres by Adam Thorpe

The narrative of Tyres is set against the tension of German-occupied France during the Second World War, where relationships are strained, little can be openly communicated and suspicion is rife. The brutality of war suddenly intervenes in the middle of … Continue reading

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Mock exams IGCSE Literature

Let´s start thinking about coping with the exam… IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch Prose Question In a nutshell: Do you know the plot of the whole text? Can  you use quotes to prove … Continue reading

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Poetry review

Check these questions on the poem we have recently read. Link this post to your blog and comment on all of them. Discuss Wroth’s views on love as evidenced in her poem “Song”. “heart and Mind”Look at the initial conversation … Continue reading

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A Different History

Let´s work on this beautiful poem. Link it to your blog and comment on the questions! A different history from Pato Patito

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Continuum

After reading the poem, watch this presentation with questions to reflect and think about. Link this slideshare to your blog and work on the questions. Continuum from Pato Patito

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The Rain Horse

After reading the story “The Rain Horse”, let´s work on deep analysis. Key events for summary. Work in groups and prepare a drive that will help you write an essay later. Man, collar up in driving rain on hillside. Nature … Continue reading

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All My Sons

ACT I Watch the first act so as to have a refresh of what happened. Now, take a look at this webpage and choose one of the questions.  Write a report. Explain Write the report in your blog (don´t forget to link … Continue reading

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Games at Twilight

Reading the story deeply! Twilight: What does it mean in Literature? Internal conflict vs External conflict The conflict in a short story is a struggle between two forces. In an external conflict, a character struggles against an outside force, such … Continue reading

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The Clod and The pebble

Senior 1 has already worked on this poem and has prepared some visual  presentations for you. Take a look at them (choose between 4-6) and leave a contructive comment: -what is good about it? -How well does it help you to … Continue reading

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