Monthly Archives: June 2013

Essay: Senior 1 and Senior 2! Let´s work together!

“The City Planners by M. Atwood and “The Planners” by B. K. Cheng share ideas about man and nature. How far do you agree: Pair/Group Flor Araya and Sofi A Estani and Tadeo H Jose and Mechi Anelo Sol and … Continue reading

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Vocabulary: Poverty vs Wealth

Read the following articles and prepare vocabulary on the two topics: words, phrases, expressions. Poverty New York Times Selection of articles News Extract from a speech in the House of Commons 1909 by Winston Churchill Less expenses: Some years ago in London … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

Is this the way you imagined the 1920s in America? Are the most important parts of the movie in this trailer? WHich one would you add and why? In your opinion, how would portray Gatsby?  

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The Great Gatsby

Read this article about 4 differences between the movie and the book. The Great Gatsby -Can you add another difference? -The best use of quotes from the book is in the movie’s climax (and possibly best scene), when Gatsby, Nick, … Continue reading

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The Clip by Seamus Heaney

Question 1: Describe Harry Boyle’s house. Question 2: Describe the haircut (the clip). Question 3: How does Heaney describe the sheet put over him? Question 4: Did you enjoy the poem? Give reasons for your answer. Question 5: In which … Continue reading

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Anything can Happen by Seamus Heaney

Listen to the poem being read by the poet himself Anything can Happen What feelings does it arise in you? Account for the reason why this poem was read on that particular date. Use quotations. Here there is another poem … Continue reading

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Out of Shot by Seamus Heaney

Which historical events are pointed out in the poem? Account for your answer with quotations. Choose another poem which deals with historical events and summarize it. Use quotations to prove your ideas.

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Rilke: After the Fire by Seamus Heaney

What is the role of nature in this poem? Who was Rilke?

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“Helmet” by Seamus Heaney

  In this poem, Heaney pays homage to a firefighter from the September 2001 attacks. Can you provide another example of a poem in which he names an important person? Account for your anser with quotations.

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The Prison

Do you agree with everything in this presentation? Give reasons.

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How to Write a Character Analysis

1). Personality of the Character When you write a character analysis, you will be expected to describe a character’s personality. We get to know characters in our stories through the things they say, feel, and do. It’s not as difficult … Continue reading

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What Is the Function of Enjambment in Poetry?

The function of enjambment in poetry is typically to allow an idea to continue beyond the limitations of a single line, often to reinforce certain ideas within the lines themselves.Enjambment can also be used to surprise a reader, by setting up one idea in … Continue reading

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