sábado, 29 de julio de 2017

ELEMENTS OF A STORY

Let's go on investigating and surfing the net to learn more about NARRATIVE genres. Create your STUDY NOTES

Elements of a Story (click HERE)

PORTFOLIO

  • Make a brief summary to explain.:

    Resultado de imagen para literature for children parts of narrative
  • SETTING
  • CHARACTERS
  • SEQUENCE
  • EXPOSITION
  • CONFLICT
  • CLIMAX
  • RESOLUTION


Deadline:

Srudents can also learn HOW TO WRITE interesting fictional stories with these games with dice. They're called ROLL-A-STORY games. Students are supposed to through a die (or two) and...


FREEBIE! Roll a story writing prompt.

PORTFOLIO:
  • read these boards and relate them to the first part of the entry.
  • describe the game, as if you were writing for a group of teachers/ a book for teachers.
  • Include a brief introduction to the elements of a story.

These roll a story boards will get students writing creatively all year long! There are 25 seasonal and themed boards that are packed with creative story starters! Use these in writing centers, in writing workshop, or for early finishers. Graphic organizers and writing paper are included!These roll a story boards will get students writing creatively all year long! There are 25 seasonal and themed boards that are packed with creative story starters!Resultado de imagen para roll-a-story

DEADLINE: October  3rd

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TRADITIONAL TALES

(CLICK on the picture to download the book)

PORTFOLIO:
  • Read the whole book, 
  • Create a CONCEPT/MIND MAP that includes ALL the information from the text.
  • ICT:
    • CMAP TOOLS: in your netbooks, it can be used off-line
    • Bubbl.us: available at https://bubbl.us/ (on line, you need to sign in)
    • other ?

DEADLINE: September 30th

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LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN.


An introduction:

What is "literature for children"?
Click here for an introduction.
In this site you'll find more useful information.
Feel free to visit other sites to complete your introduction.


As you may have seen in literature for children there are many important names:

PORTFOLIO:

  • Browse these sites and write an account of these writers. Don't forget to mention their nationalities, chronology, general characteristics, etc.
DEADLINE: September 29th



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Gothic Literature.

Let's learn more about ... GOTHIC LITERATURE.

Resultado de imagen para PORTFOLIOENTRY # 7: Gothic Literature

  • Pick up the following material: Unit 3 "Gothic Tales" from the book Text. Building Skills in English
  • Take down study notes.
  • get ready to discuss them in class.

To go further into the topic:

  • Former students' contribution:


Isfd 41 lee3-main features in gothic literature from stellams



  • Visit the site on "Characteristics of GOTHIC LITERATURE", Click HERE

PORTFOLIO:

  • Draw a MIND MAP. 
  • Highlight specific vocabulary.

DEADLINE: September 4

  • Prof. David Punter is a University Professor at University of Bristol. Watch a complete lecture on Gothic Literature (pay special attention to his "perfect" RP!!). 

PORTFOLIO
take down study notes.




PORTFOLIO
  • watch the following video (several times, if necessary)
  • Turn the video into a chart. Include the categories highlighted and complete the columns with the audiotext >>>> CHARACTERISTICS | THE CASTLE | RUINED BUILDINGS...




DEADLINE: September 11

  • Visit the site: "35 Classic Horror Stories" available HERE.
ASSESSMENT: September 11 (or 13 if Monday is a Holiday)
FIND A PARTNER.
Choose two short stories and read them.
Get ready to write in class.




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FILM NOIR is...

"Guns, dames and hats: you can't have a film noir without them, can you? Take a look at the Guardian and Observer critics list of the best 10 noirs and you'll realise things aren't that simple …" Would you like  to go on reading? CLICK HERE


Film # 6. 
A sample: Watch this trailer for "The Third Man", based on the book written by Graham Green (ˈgreɪəm griːn ). Can you find any similarity with the analysis?


So... let's watch this video to DEFINE Film Noir...

 Now, watch something else,  related to the ORIGINS of Film Noir as a genre.




Resultado de imagen para PORTFOLIOENTRY # 6: Film Noir.

PORTFOLIO:

  • Read the article on The Guardian.
  • Watch both videos ("Defining Film Noir" and "The Origins of Film Noir").
  • Take down study notes.
    • LANGUAGE in use:
      • write down at least 10 KEY WORDS related to the film genre.
      • take 10 chunks (MAINLY noun phrases) which include NEW vocabulary for you (adjectives or nouns). Write them down and look up the meaning of new vocabulary items.

DEADLINE: August 21


ASSESSMENT: August 28

Are you ready to watch a modern example of Film Noir? Watch the short film below and get ready to write.






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SEMANTICS: An Introduction

Resultado de imagen para PORTFOLIOENTRY # 5: Chapters 1 & 2 (book Semantics)

DEADLINE: August 16

I've created a brief summary for you to understand Chapters 1 & 2 better.
(INCOMPLETE)


ASSESSMENT: 
AUGUST 16: ORAL DISCUSSION


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miércoles, 26 de julio de 2017

BOOK:

 Dear @ll,

ONLY these students HANDED IN/ SENT the assignment ON TIME


  1. Paula Salomon, Melisa Panzardo and Florencia Graña: OK
  2. Laniewski, Elisabet and Pineda Gómez, Melisa Rocío: OK
  3. Diana Rodriguez: send me the YOUTUBE VIDEO, please.
LATE:
  1. Cataldo, Daer, Aboglio: OK



Remember that you have to upload THE VIDEO to a YOUTUBE platform.


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