22nd November. Now that we analysed the themes, characters and language of ‘Lord of the Flies’, our first task is to write a script for a chat show featuring three or four of the characters when they are about 25 years old. I groups, you will prepare possible questions and answers for a particular character [...]
Archive for November, 2011
15th November. Written assignment – “A Discussion of the Character of Naledi in the novel’Journey to Jo’burg’ “. After our very detailed planning and preparation, you are now working on your essay. Your first draft should be ready for peer editing on Friday and you final draft should be handed in on Monday,21st November.
15th November. We have now read and discussed an extract from ‘Jane Eyre’, which we have compared with the traditional Fairytales. We have also compared more modern and humorous versions of the story by James Thurber and Roald Dahl and drawn some interesting conclusion about how the different versions are representative of the time in [...]
15th November. You now have finished your anaylsis of the final chapters of ‘Lord of the Flies’ and we have watched and discussed the film. On Thursday, we will draw our final conclusions about the themes, characters and the language and style of the novel and begin to prepare our next written assignment.
15th November. We have now analysed a variety of advertisements both online and in print and learned about advertising techniques and the structure of advertisements. We have also discussed issues of ethics and morality, the methods some business corporations use to create an image of political correctness and the steps some anti-advertising campaigners will take [...]
15th November. For our lesson tomorrow, you should have prepared to the end of Act III in detail. Be prepared to comment on characters, themes, motifs and language. We will also watch Act II on DVD and study dramatic effect and the ways in which the tension is varied.
11th November. Hwk. Essay on Naledi’s characteristics. Write the introduction and the first two paragraphs of the body of the essay using your notes based on our discussion and planning in class. Bring what you write to class on Monday. Remember, characteristics must be supported by evidence from the novel.
Wednesday, 9th November. Just a reminder that you need to start planning your character essay on Naledi. For Friday, you should have ready a list of characteristics. Try to group together those that are similar. You should also be able to refer to evidence in the novel to support your ideas and opinions. Don’t forget [...]
2nd November. Read the first three versions of ‘Little Riding Hood’. How are they different? Why do you think this might be?
Thursday 3rd November We are now working on a character study of Naledi. You must finish preparing your ‘hotseating’ questions for Naledi and complete the character reference worksheet for tomorrow. Don’t forget your completed maps are now due on Monday.