A fully annotated copy of the short story 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin to support the teaching of Edexcel IGCSE English Language Poetry & Prose Anthology. This can also be used to guide the teaching of this prose text as a coursework element.
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Interview Task Create an interview with a member of staff or another student (innovators) What Emirati innovations or innovators do you admire? Potential questions and prompts for your SparkVideos: Good morning, we are joined by... Can you please state your role in the school? How long have you been living in the UAE? During that [...]
Look at the megastructures being built at the moment. Record a video or voiceover presentation based on your research into Expo 2020 or buildings in the UAE for your #NationalDay SparkVideo. In your video consider the following criteria for your production: Briefly explain the Expo and megastructures How will it change people’s lives or futures? [...]
Click on this link to research the following statements: https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/news/latest-news/community-life/2015/november/uae-then-now.html Which ones are true and which are false? Explain your answers on your SparkVideo, adding information to the true statements. The UAE didn’t build the first highway in the UAE; Saudi Arabia did. Emiratis used to drive on the beach to travel as it was [...]
Click on this link from the UAE government: https://www.government.ae/en/about-the-uae/history Your task is to answer the 5 questions below and explain your answers on your SparkVideo. You can either take a photo linked to the answer and complete a voiceover or film your team explaining your answers. Why was the period around 3200 BC known as [...]
Look at the English words below. Seven of them have roots in the Arabic language and three have roots in other languages. Your task is to: Find out which words have roots in Arabic using the links below. Decide which word with Arabic roots you think is most useful in English and explain why on [...]
Active Mission: You can use the internet to look up any famous/inspirational quotes by the founder of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed, regarding his hopes and aspirations for the UAE. Alternatively, visit Ms Husein and use the book below as part of your project. Select between 1-2 quotations to explore in more detail. Take [...]
Active Mission: Look at the images below of items that represent a strong part of the UAE’s history, culture and identity. Film yourselves speaking about the images or film yourselves interviewing a parent/teacher about their expertise on the subject. In your interviews or voiceovers of images cover the following areas: Name of what you see [...]
It is essential to teach young children about the importance of sustainability. Have a look at the children’s books in the library, ‘Why should I protect nature?’ and ‘Why should I save energy?’ and ‘Why should I save water?’ Complete the activities below (or think of your own) to film in order to teach young [...]