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What is a calligram?

By definition, a CALLIGRAM is a word or piece of text in which the design and layout of the letters creates a visual image related to the meaning of the words themselves. Let’s watch the following video Time for us … Continue reading

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Material we need to cover towards the Literature IGCSE 2022

From Songs of Ourselves Volume 1, Part 3, the following 15 poems:Maya Angelou, ‘Caged Bird’Elizabeth Barret Browning, ‘Sonnet 43’Sujata Bhatt, ‘Muliebrity’Boey Kim Cheng, ‘The Planners’Isobel Dixon, ‘Plenty’Rosemary Dobson, ‘The Three Fates’Robert Hayden, ‘Those Winter Sundays’Seamus Heaney, ‘Mid-Term Break’Mervyn Morris, ‘Little … Continue reading

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Literature and Songs

In the Language and Literature class, the students shared their favourite songs and said why they loved them. We all used twitter to -give opinions -spot literary devices -share images

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Project: Ideas

Last week we saw a video about what an idea is. In this class, we’ll take a look at 2 videos that will expand on our ideas on what a successful talk must include. Watch the videos and take notes. … Continue reading

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Futility

Do some research on Wilfred Owen and takes notes of five important facts as regards him, war and poetry. Futility BY WILFRED OWEN Move him into the sun— Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields half-sown. Always … Continue reading

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Project: War Poetry

This is the first part of our project this year. We’ll be working on WAR POETRY Task 1: The following questions are just a guide for you to prepare a mind map on war poetry. (you don’t need to answer the … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

Senior 4 has read and analysed Romeo and Juliet. After watching 4 movie trailers and comparing and contrasting them, in groups, they prepared their own “movie trailers”. Please, check out the actors and actresses here!! By Mati Carreira, Manu, Mora … Continue reading

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3 stories connected

Watch the videos and take notes. How are the 3 stories connected? Leave a comment in the blog.

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Rooms

Rooms BY CHARLOTTE MEW I remember rooms that have had their part      In the steady slowing down of the heart. The room in Paris, the room at Geneva, The little damp room with the seaweed smell, And that ceaseless maddening … Continue reading

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Anger Lay by Me

Read the poem and work on the following questions How many stanzas does th epoem have? can you find a rhyme scheme? Who is the voice? Find a personification Read the poem and write all the actions “Anger” performs. What … Continue reading

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Point of view

Point of view is the “eye” or narrative voice through which you tell a story. When you write a story, you must decide who is telling the story, and to whom they are telling it. The story could be told … Continue reading

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The Caged Skylark

Task 1 The writer of this poem is Gerard manley Hopkins. What do you know about him? -Check your notes from last year with Pia, or search for information and write down 5 important things about him. -He was a … Continue reading

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