Archivo de la categoría: Literature

Students teaching students

In Literature, we have been discussing the genre «war poetry». With the rising of the First World War, which changed the traditional ways of fighting, various poets were inspired to write to capture their opposition against war. In order to … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 4AC2019, Activities, English, Literature, Poetry, Review, Term - Tests, Work in Groups | Etiquetado , , | Deja un comentario

A new learning method

At the end of this year, instead of having an ordinary evaluation, we will be evaluated based on our learning. You’ll be wondering… How is that going to be? By creating an e-portfolio. What is an e-portfolio? Task 1: Watch … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 4AC2019, Activities, E-portfolio, English, Literature | Deja un comentario

How did WW1 affect Literature?

In this first part of the term, in Literature, as an introduction to the poem «The Death Bed», by Seigfried Sassoon, we were introduced to the genre of War Poetry. It deals with the totality of poems about the First … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 4AC2019, Activities, English, Literature, Poetry, Work in Groups | Etiquetado | Deja un comentario

Literature Review

Now that the year has finished and we have accomplished our goal of sitting for the Literature IGCSE prepared with all the content that we needed, Pato Chujman, our Literature professor, assigned as the task of writing a review about … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 1AC2016, 2AC2017, 3AC2018, Activities, English, Literature, Poetry, Prose, Review, Writings | Etiquetado , , , | 1 comentario

‘She was a Phantom of Delight’

In order to practise for the upcoming Literature IGCSE exams, we have been asked to choose one of the poems which we found most difficult. Then, we would be given an essay question for us to answer. I chose ‘She … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 3AC2018, Activities, English, Essay Writings Lit, Homework, Literature, Poetry, Review | Etiquetado , , | Deja un comentario

For My Grandmother Knitting

In Literature, we read the poem by Liz Liz «For My Grandmother Knitting» and analysed the poem as a whole and separately each stanza. It talks about the different stages of life of a elderly aged woman who unlike what … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 3AC2018, English, Literature, Poetry, Review | Etiquetado , | Deja un comentario

Descriptions into Poems

In Language class, we were assigned, in pairs, the task of taking pictures of a representative place from or city in order to, later, write a description of it. I wrote it with Abril Terán Frías, and we chose the … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 3AC2018, Activities, English, Language, Literature, Poetry, Work in Groups, Writing & Oral | Etiquetado , | 1 comentario

«Of White Hairs & Cricket», by Rohinton Mistry

Some weeks ago, in Literature, we discussed the story, from Carmbridge’s Stories of Ourselves, «Of White Hairs & Cricket» written by Rohinton Mistry. This one unfolds around the life of a twelve year old kid who comes to understand the … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 3AC2018, English, Essay Writings Lit, Homework, Literature, Prose, Stories, Term - Tests, Work in Groups | Etiquetado , , | Deja un comentario

Lion heart by Amanda Chong

In Literature class, as regards the IGCSE’s syllabus, we continued on reading, analysing and learning the poem Lion Heart by Amanda Chong from “Songs of Ourselves”. According to a post on the professor’s blog, in groups, we had to analyse the … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 3AC2018, Activities, English, Literature, Poetry, Term - Tests, Vocabulary, Work in Groups | Etiquetado , , | Deja un comentario

Tiger in the Menagerie

After reading the poem by Emma Jones, «Tiger in the Menagerie»,  and taking notes about the literary devices and elements used that had been discussed during the lesson, we were asigned with an essay about it. We had to choose … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en 2AC2017, Activities, English, Essay Writings Lit, Homework, Literature, Poetry, Term - Tests, Vocabulary, Writings | Etiquetado , | Deja un comentario