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A Christmas Carol!

A Christmas Carol!

It’s nearly December and the Christmas advertisements are on the television, so I think we’re allowed to study a Christmas text. We started by looking at the Dickensian world and imagining what it would be like to be amongst the Victorians of London. Now we have started our spooky tale, but remember Dickens’ warning – […]

The Lost Thing – Language and Identity

The Lost Thing – Language and Identity

As part of our ongoing work on language and identity, we watched Shaun Tan’s beautiful animation ‘The Lost Thing”. We considered the different languages in the film, from the protagonist’s narrative to the sign language of the lost thing and even the French subtitles. We then looked at the different ways that the lost thing […]

Victorian London

  We have started a new unit of work, exploring London in the Victorian times. So far you have tried out some of the roles from Victorian schools, learnt about the living conditions of the rich and poor and created your own Victorian front pages. You have also displayed a fantastic knowledge of Charles Dickens, […]

Personal Reading project

Personal Reading project

Year 7 Reading Project: Language and Identity This term your extended homework will be to explore three different texts which look at the themes of language and identity. One of these texts can be a film. You need to look for texts which have a theme of language or identity such as a story about […]

 
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