“Globe-Trekkers!” Travel writing and international mindedness

Today we started our final G8 English unit.  We will be exploring a range of travel writing – just in time for our summer holidays!  In order to ‘tune in’ to this topic, students considered the unit question and wrote some tentative ideas in the comments section.  Have a look and tell us what you think!


“Poetry or Prose?” Intro to our new unit on poetry

Today we started out fourth unit in grade 11 language and literature.  This unit addresses part 4 of the language and literature course syllabus and is entitled ‘Literature: critical study.’

We will examine the poetry of Seamus Heaney and investigate why people choose to write poems, or even write narratives poetically.  What actually makes English poetic?  These are some of the questions that will drive our inquiry.

To begin, read the unit outline posters below and post your ‘tentative thesis’ to the unit questions in the comments section below. Consider the ideas of your peers as well.

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