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Vocabulary: Devastated Places

Activity 1 Read these articles in connection to disasters and make a list of words and phrases to describe devastated places. Use google drive  to share the document with all the members of your group and the teacher. -Each member … Continue reading

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Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment

Watch this video to review characters and themes! Make sure you have the story with you to find quotations!! After watching the video, organize private Meets with 2 or 3 partners Discuss ideas!! -First focus on the characters. -Then, make … Continue reading

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Virtual period #7

Read the story: “Secrets” by Bernard MacLaverty Bernard MacLaverty was born in Belfast in 1942, and moved to Scotland in 1975, where he lived in Edinburgh, on the Isle of Islay, and now in Glasgow. After leaving school he became a Medical Laboratory … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Hawthorne and Dark Romanticism

Before reading the story DR HEIDEGGER’S EXPERIMENT, the students investigated the writer and Dark Romanticism.

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All My Sons (group work)

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There Will Come Soft Rains: Reflections

Today we are going to reflect on the story we have read.

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Vocabulary to create tension and fear

Vocabulary can be used to change the way a reader feels about a scene. By changing just a few key words a setting can be made much more interesting to read. For example, a church might be a typical part … Continue reading

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There Will Come Soft Rains

There will-come-soft-rains-mini-scheme from Pato_Ch Here some analysis of the story in case you need it to write your essay

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Analysing poetry

In pairs/groups you’ll be analysing some poems from Songs of Ourselves! Include: – themes and tones -literary devices, explanation, analysis and impact (why the writer uses them -your opinion on the poem -any connection with any other poem, story, song … Continue reading

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Music in Literature

Get in pairs to work with songs Choose a song that you like and prepare a presentation that includes: -short biography of the band/singer -analysis of the song (theme/tone/literary devices) -explanation of the title -your opinion on the song (why … Continue reading

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How to write an essay

What Is a Literary Essay? A literary analysis essay is an academic assignment that examines and evaluates a work of literature or a given aspect of a specific literary piece. It tells about the big idea or theme of a … Continue reading

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Virtual period #3

As we are reading “There Will Come Soft Rains”, I want you to focus on the poem inside the story. Listen to the poem There Will Come Soft Rains Sara Teasdale – 1884-1933 (War Time) There will come soft rains and … Continue reading

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