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approach to teaching
to 16/17 year olds.
studying any Shakespeare play we must be aware of the different ways in
which the characters and language of the play can be interpreted.
Lear. An Introduction
Brief Introduction to Greek
some brief definitions of the tragic hero, hamartia, hubris and
Brief Biography of
piece contains a brief biography of the Brontes and an explanation of
structure of the novel. It is designed for first time readers.
approach to teaching Robert Cormier's After
the First Death
I use this approach
my 16 -17 year olds
The students enjoy
of writing at length, even those boys who always say, "this is too
It is possible to
something meaningful about a poem even if you do not fully understand
or your response to it.
Introduction to Lord
of the Flies
Curriculum Grade 9
how people use language, both written and spoken, to present themselves
and their ideas. In essence, to understand how speakers and writers use
language to position their audience to accept a particular point of
Theme: Violence on television.
and Interpreting Text
we are to understand how writers develop texts and we are to improve
quality of our own writing, it is important to look closely at the
used by good writers.
and Structuring the Argumentative/Analytical Essay
There are often
to an essay topic: a quotation or statement and a rubric or question.
these are understood, follow with developing a focus, brainstorming,
examination, sorting and organising, then writing an introduction.
School dress codes and codes of conduct.
of the purpose and use of prologues, or epigraph, sense of time and
perceptions and epilogue.
soon as we reflect upon any experience, we fictionalise it; we bring to
it a wide range of interpretations. Often, these interpretations will
our psychological or emotional state at both the time of the experience
and, perhaps more importantly, at the time of the reflection. Theme:
and the effect both death and the ritual celebration of death have on
Love (the need to
loved; the search for love; the desolation felt when a love affair
down; the loneliness of those without love etc.) is probably the main
of popular culture. It is one of the most difficult subjects to write
when you take something that actually happened and you fictionalise it
so that you can explore the incident in more objective detail and
from more than one point of view. Themes: Bullying, peer pressure,