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The House on Mango Street: For Tuesday 28th May, please read until and including Chanclas. Vignette: Please work on your vignette and carefully go through the check list on the TSC. Make sure there is a clear beginning, a climax or big event/decision in the middle and an ending that leaves your reader with something [...]
Once you’ve completed the language task, you are to do an author study on Sandra Cisneros, author of our last unit: The House on Mango Street. Find information on the following: personal history professional history style of writing any information that you think is relevant/interesting that should be noted. All information needs to fit on [...]
Don’t forget to read through the sample exam we discussed in class. Pay attention to what is being asked from you. Do you need to give 1 example or 3? Should you answer in full sentences or only use a quotation? Also, check out this link for the study guide, revision task and TSC. Scroll [...]
1. To help you prepare for the English exam, please read “The Iron Woman” and answer the questions in full sentences in your your notebook. Also, use your neatest handwriting! The reading passage and questions are in the green book (Literacy Objectives) on pages 63-66. 2. When you have finished, carefully proof read your descriptive passage that [...]
You should be familiar with literary devices; click here to see the definitions and examples. To begin the new unit, create your own poem based on a recipe that we discussed in class today. Click here for an example and suggestions for your own piece: Daily London Recipe
You should always speak clearly, at a comfortable pace (not too fast or too slow) and at a level that everyone can hear. Confidence is the key to deliver a speech successfully, so resist the urge to fidget with your clothes, your hair or any other part of your body. Cue cards are there to [...]
Examples of reasons for why you like the book and would highly recommend it: the genre(s) the plot the characters message/theme setting (place and time) your own… Remember to use A.F.O.R.E.S.T.
Thurs 28th Nov: Please get your essay signed, don’t forget to write a small reflection in the comment box. Bring your essay (and snack!) to class. Tues 27th Nov: Answer question #12 in your notebook. If possible, discuss this with your parents too! Thurs 22nd Nov: Spend 15 minutes on doing research for your topic. [...]
Who is Morris Gleitzman? Find out information about his: personal history professional history style of writing books. You may also add any interesting facts about this author. Make sure you cite your sources! Use easybib.com Then put this information onto 1 page – you may use pages, comic life, keynote etc. NOW, DO THE SAME FOR [...]
Complete the “booklet” – (finish the last 3 exercises of the hand out)!
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