sábado, 7 de octubre de 2017

MEET THE DEADLINES.

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COMPLETE YOUR PORTFOLIOS ASAP, please,

st ;-)

SHORT STORIES. Reading schedule & Portfolio.

Resultado de imagen para short stories        We are going to STICK TO the following schedule. Should there be no classes due to lack of water  or electricity, hurricanes, earthquakes, or similar natural phenomena, READ FOUR stories for the following class. We cannot fall behind !!


FRIDAY 6th October
"Old man at the Bridge", by Ernest Hemingway.
DEADLINE: October 8th.

FRIDAY 13th October.
1- "The Open Window", by Saki.
2- "The Californian's Tale", by Mark Twain.
DEADLINE: October 14th.


FRIDAY 20th October.
3- "Is as Old an Mankind", by Joyce Carol Oaks.
4-  "The Summer People", by Shirley Jackson.
DEADLINE: October 21st.


FRIDAY 27th October.
5- "The Book of the Dead", by Edwidge Danticat.
6- "An Astrologer's Day", by R.K.Narayan.
(COOL FACT: his REAL name was Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami)
DEADLINE: October 28th.


FRIDAY 3rd November.
7- "Civil Peace", by Chinua Achebe.
8- "The Masque of the Read Death", by Edgar Allan Poe.
DEADLINE: November 4th.


PORTFOLIO:
ALL the ANALYSES should be part of the Portfolio.

stella

PORTFOLIO ENTRY. Banana Tree.

PORTFOLIO ENTRY

Imagen relacionada PORTFOLIO: Reread "BANANA TREE", go to the source and choose AT LEAST 6/7 questions from the analysis. Answer these questions and paste the onto your portfolio.

Meet the author: Resultado de imagen para short story banana tree


Deadline: October 10th. stella

Portfolio entry. Elements of a short story.



PORTFOLIO

Resultado de imagen para elements of short storiesDraw a T-CHART and include ALL the elements in a short story. Use the two sources seen in class to complete both tables. 



DEADLINE: October 13th

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sábado, 9 de septiembre de 2017

PORTFOLIO REMINDER.

Resultado de imagen para reminderHow are you getting on with your portfolio? Is it COMPLETE? Have you included a COVER (College, student's name, teacher's name, subject, year), LIST OF CONTENTS,..? Have you already completed what was missing?

Get ready to hand it in SOON.

stella ;-)

WRITING PRACTICE: linkers.

A text should have "linkers" or special words that show the logical connection between or among concepts. Below you can find a list with some examples.

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Linking Expressions


Contrast
This exercise will give you the chance to practise some of the common linking words and expressions that are used to express contrast. For example, 'although', 'despite' etc.
Addition
This exercise looks at words and expressions like 'moreover', 'in addition' etc.
Purpose or reason
This exercise will give you practice in expressing purpose or reason with expressions like, 'as a result', 'owing to' etc.
Time
This exercise focuses on linking words that express time, such as 'at first', 'eventually' etc.


PORTFOLIO;
  • paste this list 
  • copy SOME of the examples from the interactive excercises (choose the ones you would like to remember, those that were NEW for you or those that you consider essential).


Adapted from SOURCE: http://www.flo-joe.co.uk

stella

MEET THE DEADLINES.

COMPLETE YOUR PORTFOLIOS ASAP, please, st ;-)