Frankenstein: The Importance of Procreation

Plan for thematic analysis of Procreation in Frankenstein with a comparison to The Handmaid's Tale. Creation of Life: Traditional parent and child imagery Gothic Doubling: Relationships tied together through birth and death as well as suicide Power: God and the Creator figure. Transgression of the moral, natural and social order in both texts Power: Agency [...]

Unseen Poetry: Terminology

Important terminology for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Unseen Poetry part of the exam. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary   Definition 1 Simile التشبيه في علم بلاغة When something is compared to another using ‘like’ or ‘as’ 2 Metaphor تشابه مستعار When something is compared to another through description as if [...]

ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Living Cultures Week 4 Vocabulary Quizizz Morning Routine Video Quiz Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Commissioned (adj.) بتكليف Producing speciality pieces (usually art) to order 2 Communal (adj.) عمومي Shared by all members of a community; for common use 3 Contributed (v.) يساهم Give  something (money or ideas) in order to help achieve or provide [...]

War Horse: Key Quotations by Character

Key quotations for Michel Morpurgo's War Horse broken down into key characters  to support independent learning. Albert Narracott “It was Albert of course who stayed with me most of the time” “Albert was always with me and so I was never afraid of the guns any more” Albert’s Father: Ted Narracott Chapter 3 “I think [...]

‘Do not go gentle into that good night’ by Dylan Thomas

'Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night' Annotated Poem 'Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night' Second Set of Annotations Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night Illustrations & Graphic Novel The Presentation of Love in 'Do not go gentle into that good night' and 'Poem at 39'