Then and now Summer and Winter in NY Hot drips land on my neck, I jump and wipe them off,  the noisy “pat, pat” only to be heard in silence. standing there getting driped on by the constant Paralised, afraid to move, knowing that as soon as I step onto the street ill be swept […]

15/6/17  Noun phrases/ Describing Nouns: Upon the bench in the park sits the same old gentleman I see every morning, his legs subconsciously protect the one bag at his feet. RELATIVE CLAUSES: Litter was flying amongst the grit and dust, the wind was picking up debris gracefully before smashing it into the cold, hard ground. The […]

Behind the tall grey gates lies the _____ city of……… Above the harbour bridge a helicopter buzzes, oblivious to the fact a civil war has just begun… Beyond the chaos a calm city awaits… Below the bridge, hundreds of bodies float… Between the cities stand the guarded gates of Owakuu. Below the window sits pools of toxic […]

How does Shakespeare use language to reinforce his ideas in Macbeth? IDEA: Brevity of life/ meaninglessness Language: Metaphor, – “out out brief candle” Use of meter – Repetition – Alliteration – What to have: Connect to question Provide insight Supply examples Paragraph: Example Statement: Shakespeare in his tragedy Macbeth is preoccupied with the relationship between humanity and the forces […]

Reading journal  A self selected reading project. 6 independently selected texts, including: 2 extended texts ( novel,autobiography..) 2 other written texts (short story, feature article…) 2 films Must be at least level 6 curriculum to qualify Once a text is read: Summarise briefly the text ( plot, characters, setting, genre ) Identify any personal connections […]

Macbeth’s Soliloquy – Is this a dagger which I see before me (2.1) Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art […]

If stated how an event effected someones state of mind = excellence