Here is the Dropbox link to the slides for the workshop delivered to LITE in Oldham on 10th October. I used much of the material from the NATE conference but with a few new film clips (with added ‘Stranger Things’) and amendments to ‘the wall’. https://www.dropbox.com/s/3g6r6b48kihr7ji/LITE%20Oldham%20Oct%202017.pptx?dl=0 Advertisements
Michel de Certeau is one of the foremost thinkers on everyday space. In an essay on walking written in 1984, (to be found in his book ‘The Practice of Everyday Life’) he wrote that walking is very much akin to a speech act, and that stories begin at ground level with footsteps. This is rather… Continue reading Post script to “The Flaneur in Jekyll and Hyde”: uncanny homes
Sometime simple ideas come to me in the process of talking to students … This week, we were talking about the importance of bringing everything back to the ideas of power and conflict – after all, that’s the cluster we’re studying. Getting our heads round these two (let’s face it rather huge) concepts, we decided to… Continue reading Y11 – poetry of power and conflict: the power of the preposition
Here are some key quotes from Jekyll and Hyde. There is a lot I know, but we will be working with these in next Tuesday’s revision session. Can you find out what the quote refers to/who says it? Do you notice any patterns? Ape-like fury Rich lurid brown like the light of some strange conflagration… Continue reading Y11 some key Jekyll and Hyde quotes
GCSE English Language: Some Exam Tips for Paper 2. I have put a PPT here – it’s the one we’re using in class In this paper, you are asked to read two extracts of non-fiction ONE will be from the 19th century ONE will be contemporary – either 20th or 21st century There are FOUR… Continue reading Redhill Revision – here are the tips for paper 2 English Language
So I suggested that for their Y8 war poetry projects, 8A4 could ‘get creative’. Here are the results: Some great war posters: Tyler went in for some replica shell-making! Chloe decided to make a nurse’s uniform: Jack and Jordan decided to build a battle field: As did Xavier, Jacob and Jamie! I think Noah tried to design… Continue reading Y8 war projects
For 11b3 in case you missed the lesson.