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The Taming of the Shrew: The Serious Idea

Although they were entertaining, Shakespeare’s comedic plays always explored a serious idea. He favoured an “Art Imitates Life” approach, so the ideas generally had roots in social ideals or issues of the time.   Gender

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Spelling- Week 7

Here are your Week 7 spelling words. Remember, the aim of this is not just to learn how to spell these words, it is also about learning about what they mean and how you can

The Taming of the Shrew- By William Shakespeare

Below is a PDF copy of The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. We will be exploring this text as a comedy, which is what it was written for in the 1500s. How much do you

Romeo and Juliet- Week 5

Below is a selection of tasks for you to work through over the next 5 periods. You will need to work hard to complete each one but you may select the order that you do

Presentation Elements of Live Comedy- A Research Project

Over the last week, we have been looking at how people presenting live comedy skits use their face, voice, body and language to enhance their performance and bring further meaning to their jokes. We have

Spelling Week 4

Here are your week 4 spelling words. Remember, the aim of this is not just to learn how to spell these words, it is also about learning about what they mean and how you can

Language Devices

At the link below, you will find a list of “must know” language devices for our class this year. We will be learning to use these devices to make our writing engaging and we will

Spelling- Week 3

Kia Ora! Here is the beginning of our spelling program! Your spelling list is determined by your score on the words you were given last week. Remember, you had those words for a week and

Student Journal Registration

Complete this form to have your existing English Blog connected to your new course, or, if you don’t have one, to have a new blog created for 2018

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