Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Penitent Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2 Lineage Tracking of direct descent and ancestry usually for pedigree 3 Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something 4 Benevolence Kind and fair with power 5 Disconsolately Grief-stricken loneliness 6 Indigenous Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native... Continue Reading →

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing for A-level Examinations Week 1: Explain the quotation: You must include consideration of characterisation, themes, structure of the novel, context and offer one other linking quote. “I wished Amaka would keep her voice low. I was not used to this king of conversation at the table.” p.97 “She said ‘teenagers’... Continue Reading →

King Lear: Homework Study Schedule

King Lear: Homework study schedule The majority of reading materials will be contained in your critical pack; videos and podcasts available through your A-level playlist. Tick when completed and make sure you manage your workload – do not leave it all until the last minute.   Week 1:   Read the background of the text... Continue Reading →

English as a Second Language: Listening Homework study schedule

10ESL Listening and Skills: Homework study schedule   Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Listen and answer the following pre-intermediate questions. Screenshot the marks and email them to Ms. Schwartz on completion: https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job.php Complete the following exercise on conditionals or ‘If clauses’: https://www.grammarbank.com/support-files/if-wish-clauses-ac.pdf   Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary... Continue Reading →

Poems of the Decade: Homework Schedule

  Week 1: Watch ‘The Deliverer’ A-level Literature Playlist   Week 2: Essay: How is suffering presented within the Poems of the Decade collection? 1000 words Watch ‘Giuseppe’ A-level Literature Playlist   Week 3: Watch ‘Out of the Bag’ A-level Literature Playlist     Week 4: Essay: How is the memory or identity depicted in... Continue Reading →

English Second Language: Extreme Sports

10ESL Extreme Sports: Home study schedule   Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5NcYL3MnCw&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcy2QoGxwp1jygaPioAkGd04&index=5&t=0s   Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch Vocabulary lesson ready for class quiz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CDO32us1dk&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcy2QoGxwp1jygaPioAkGd04&index=2   Week 3: Spellings and Definitions practice Create a two minute presentation about an extreme sport that you would like to... Continue Reading →

Romantic Poetry: Life and Death

‘Compare and contrast Keats and Shelley’s presentation of life and death in their poetry’   Through their poetry, both John Keats and Percy Shelley present the themes of life and death, reflecting their personal philosophies and state of mind during the social and political context of the Romantic era. In particular, Keats’ ‘To Autumn’ and... Continue Reading →

A Streetcar Named Desire: Music

‘New Orleans is a city with a rich musical heritage, but the music in A Streetcar Named Desire is much more than a naturalistic device.’ In the light of this statement, explore Williams’ use of music in the play. Williams’ interweaves his significant use of music in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ in order to heighten... Continue Reading →

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